The Community Fund for Israel Experiences offers financial assistance to
teenagers participating in a high school summer, semester or gap-year program in
Israel. The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish
Diller is a teen leadership program involving leadership development
seminars, an exchange with Ashkelon teens, a summer Israel experience and
hands-on community service projects. The program is based on four pillars:
leadership, Israel, Judaism and community service. Jewish Volunteer
The Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel (ECYP) builds bridges between
Baltimore’s diverse communities. By fostering positive relationships between
ethnic groups, ECYP provides high school students with the tools and real-world
opportunities they need to become future leaders through a trip to Israel and
participation in the Jerold C. Hoffberger Leadership Enhancement
Program. Baltimore Jewish Council
Baltimore Jewish Council uses its Israel Awareness and Advocacy Committee to
find ways of educating, informing and raising awareness in the Jewish and
broader community about Israel. BJC’s Israel Advocacy and Awareness Committee
mobilizes the community to take action for Israel.
The MIDC promotes trade and investment between Maryland and Israel to help
create jobs in both economies. It provides an "instant infrastructure" of
business contacts and support in the U.S. market for Israeli entrepreneurs.
Professionals gain preferred access to Israeli, Maryland and U.S. business
leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, scientists and government officials.
Shinshinim is a program through the Jewish Agency for Israel that brings to
Baltimore two young high school graduates from Ashkelon who have deferred their
military service to volunteer. The Shinshinim offer informal educational
opportunities in schools and the community, and they create a personal
connection to Israel and Ashkelon for our community. The Louise D.
and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education