On May 6, 1979, community members turn out for a 18-kilometer walk to support peace in the Middle East.
Jewish Renewal in Baltimore and Israel campaign was created to raise needed funds for both communities to meet the growing list of needs at that time. Baltimore was twinned with Ir Ganim, a depressed community on the outskirts of Jerusalem to help rebuild itself using […]
“We Will Walk as One!” was the slogan of the first Walk for Israel in Baltimore to celebrate Israel’s 30th birthday. The May 7 event in Baltimore attracted 2,200 participants and raised $66,000 in the 11 mile or 18 kilometer walk through our Baltimore Jewish […]
On December 14, 1973, Israel Emergency Fund launches campaign to raise needed money after the Yom Kippur War took a heavy toll on the people of Israel.
The Associated raised $15 million for Israel during and after the Yom Kippur war. 1,300 men and women called approximately 35,000 people throughout the Baltimore Jewish community.
In 1967, with the outbreak of the Six-Day War, Jews in Baltimore raised $4 million for the 1967 Israel Emergency Fund. Volunteers manned every available telephone, day and evening. Teenagers washed cars for the emergency fund, and in every synagogue and temple, rabbis devoted their […]