Timoth’s Journey: Art, Culture, and Community Connection 

Tell us about yourself growing up and how you met your husband:    I was born in Dayton, Ohio. When I was 9 or 10, my family moved to a suburb with a Jewish community.  We lived literally next door to a synagogue, and I met […]

Empowering Women in Philanthropy

I grew up at Beth Israel, where I was named, had my bat mitzvah and eventually got married. However, when my kids started attending Beth Tfiloh (Dahan Community School) and wanted to join their friends at synagogue, we transitioned to Beth Tfiloh Congregation. But my […]

Meet P.J. Pearlstone 

“It’s in my D.N.A,” he says.   Recently we caught up with this fourth-generation Baltimorean to chat about his family’s legacy, discover his aspirations for this campaign year, and, of course, get to know a bit about what makes him tick.   Four Generations. Wow!  My great […]

Michele Wendell: Empowering Change through Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation

I had to step back for a bit in terms of volunteerism when my kids were young and my professional life was very busy, but as they got older and I began to have more autonomy with my career, I knew it made sense to […]

To The Engelhart Family, Giving Back is Essential

Ten years ago, Donni and Liz established a donor advised fund (DAF) with The Associated. At the time, they took advantage of the opportunity extended to young donors to establish a DAF and contribute to it over a 5-year period to meet the minimum $10,000 […]

The Father’s Day Chronicles

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we sat down with two local dads to delve into their perspectives on the joys, challenges and incredible journey of fatherhood. Mike Hurwitz, who recently embarked on this life-changing adventure and Justin Harvey, father of three wonderful daughters, […]

Laura Black: A Journey to a Different Kind of Happy

On July 18, Laura will be joining Associated Women, in partnership with the Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations of Maryland and other like-minded women from our community, to explore how we can add meaning to our lives at times of transition within our careers, our […]

Reflections as Associated Agency Chairs: Elizabeth Green, David Kuntz and Laura Rubenstein 

As The Associated’s year draws to a close, we asked chairs of three of its agencies to reflect on their organization’s accomplishments. Here is what they had to say:  There were two events, in particular, that I would like to highlight – our Yom HaShoah […]

Associated’s Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation Announces Latest Grants

Building Our Nation’s Daughters (BOND) Baltimore $20,000 BOND’s mission is to engage, mentor and develop Black single mothers to cultivate positive mother-daughter relationships, strengthen Black single-mother families, and increase their economic mobility two generations at a time. Our multi-year grant will support BOND’s signature program, the […]

My Life-Changing Milestone Mission Trip to Israel

Discover the transformative experience of traveling to Israel with the Associated’s Milestone Mission trip! Lauren Rutkovitz shares details about her soul-enriching journey from exploring the spiritual city of Jerusalem and Tzfat to forming meaningful connections to fellow travelers. Read on as Lauren details her favorite moments, […]