Sharing Our Love of Israel: Three Baltimoreans Speak Up  

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Israel, we asked three community members to share their memories about their first memories of Israel and how the country and its people have had a hold on them ever since.  Over the years, I’ve been back five […]

Passover Traditions with Ellen Mendelsohn

Native Baltimorean Ellen Mendelsohn looks back on fond Passover memories while sharing her favorite brisket recipe.

National Initiative to #StandUpToJewishHate 

The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore and the Baltimore Jewish Council (BJC) announced today they have joined the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism as an official partner of #StandUpToJewishHate, their new national campaign to mobilize all Americans, and especially non-Jews, to combat antisemitism by using the […]

Climate Anxiety to Climate Action 

I was furious, yet as a young teenager, I felt powerless. It was as though us youth were handed this colossal issue and told, ‘We messed up. Now it’s your problem.’ Despite my deep concern and fear, I did nothing. I was paralyzed by the […]

Inbal Neun: From Kibbutz to The Myerberg

On this episode of The Associated’s Pull Up A Chair Podcast, Inbal Nuen, director of the Edward A. Myerberg Center, shares her story about when her past met up with her present.

Sarenka Smith Welcomes You Back To Camp!

Pack a bag and get ready, because you’re going back to camp — Welcome to Camp Nai! This time, you will be guided by your new Camp Ambassador, Sarenka Smith. A Baltimore native, Sarenka has fond memories of camp. Whether it was meeting her first […]

Meet Micky Wolf, OneTable Shabbat Host

To me, Shabbat is a reminder of what truly matters in life. Connecting with good people, reflecting on our values and learnings and putting our busy lives on pause. Growing up, I was too focused on spending time with my friends and didn’t prioritize family […]

Happy 75th Birthday Israel

April 26 is the 75th Yom Ha’Atzmaut, or Israel’s Independence Day. Our Jewish homeland is full of innovation, deep history and rich culture. Over the years, Jewish Baltimore has forged a powerful connection to Israel, resulting in life-changing programming, experiences and relationships that bring our […]

We Wanted to Bring About Change 

The program is designed to empower teens to become changemakers in their community. The teens are put into small groups and prompted to identify a problem in their community and work towards solving that problem.   The Social innovation Fellowship taught us about the process of […]

Meet Brenda Footer – A Natural Relationship Builder for Jewish Baltimore

Tell us a little bit about the program. The Community Connector Program is a group of paid volunteers who engage in peer-to-peer outreach and engagement with families in the Jewish community. Comprising mostly of moms of young children, these connectors create programs and facilitate one-on-one […]