Meet Gary Olschansky

How did you get involved with The Associated? After college I moved to Baltimore to start my career and I came across The Associated’s Young leadership program. The Young leadership program was just starting when I participated in it, so it was cool to be […]

Building Community Through Art

In a recent ceremony held outside Amigour Towers, a senior living facility in Ashkelon, community members gathered to witness the unveiling of three mosaic sculptures that were commissioned by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. Working in partnership with Art With A Heart, The Harry […]

Faces of Odessa | Meet Moishe House Odessa Residents

Moishe House Odessa residents share their experiences living and working in Odessa, Ukraine throughout the Russian invasion in this personal interview.

Baltimore Jewish Council Takes Part in Panel Conversation on Holocaust Documentary

This Tuesday, the Baltimore Jewish Council, an agency of The Associated, and other members of the Baltimore Jewish community will join in a sneak peak of the Ken Burns documentary, The U.S. and The Holocaust, a new three-part documentary that looks at America’s response to the Holocaust in the 1940s.

Meet Andie Hoffrichter: Living and Working in Israel

In June of 2022, I received an exciting text from one of The Associated staff explaining that there was a staffing position open for a program called Diller Teen Fellows. Itching for any chance to get back to Israel, I eagerly replied, interviewed, and accepted […]

Ben Snyder: Baltimore Educator Gets Lesson of a Lifetime in Israel

In our latest Pull Up A Chair Podcast, we sit down with Ben Snyder, Baltimore County High School teacher who spent two summers teaching English in Israel – an experience that he will remember for the rest of his life.

Baltimore Athletes compete in the 21st Maccabiah games held in Israel

The 21st Maccabiah Games take place in Israel on July 12-26, 2022 with the opening ceremony being held at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on July 14. We got the chance to interview a few Baltimore natives who will be competing for team USA in Israel […]

Sitting Down with Jake Steinberg

2.) What does it mean to you personally to be representing Team USA during the 21st Maccabiah games? It is a new experience for me because, throughout my journey in sports, I’ve always been one of, if not, the only Jewish members of my teams, so […]

Meet Polina Blinder | Faces of Odessa

Ukraine native Polina Blinder shares her thoughts about life in Odessa since the beginning of the Russian invasion. As Educational Program Coordinator of Migdal JCC, Polina coordinates programming for school children and teenagers and has recently shifted her focus to better meet the needs of […]

Saying Goodbye to Our Baltimore Shinshinim

It’s that bittersweet time of year when we have to say goodbye to our wonderful 2021-2022 Baltimore Shinshinim.