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5/18/17: Yanky Schorr presented with Zelda Miller Award
In recognition of his dedication and commitment to the annual campaign, Yanky Schorr,was presented with Zelda Miller Award from The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimoreon Thursday, May 18. Read more. 

7/1/16: Linda A. Hurwitz Named Associated Chair of the Board
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has announced that it has named Linda A. Hurwitz as its Chair of the Board. Hurwitz, who begins her two-year term on July 1, will focus on planning and budgeting, fund development and leadership development. Read more.

6/30/16: CHAI To Oversee Operation of the Edward A. Myerberg Center
CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc., an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, announced that it will oversee the management and operation of the Edward A. Myerberg Center, beginning July 1. Read more.

3/10/16: Two Associated Agencies Named Most Innovative in the Country
Two Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore programs and agencies – the JCC’s Charm City Tribe and Pearlstone Center – have been named as North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations in the 11th annual Slingshot Guide released today. Read more.

2/22/16: Meeting End-of-Life Needs for Jewish Residents
With our 65 + population expected to triple in the next decade, the need for additional end-of-life services will only increase. That’s why The Associated has introduced The Dignity Fund to ensure that all older Jewish Baltimoreans will be able to receive the best care possible at the end of their lives. Read more.

12/3/15: The Associated Receives Top Rating From Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator, the country’s premier charity evaluator, recently awarded The Associated with its coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Read more.

12/1/15: The Associated Wins Best in Maryland for Website's Redesign
The Maryland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored The Associated with the 2015 Best in Maryland Award for its website redesign. Read more.

11/16/15: The Associated Launches Microgrants Initiative in Baltimore
Will award Jewish Baltimore Innovation Grants (JBIG) of up to $1,000 to foster Jewish community and strengthen Jewish identity. Read more. 

7/1/15: Associated’s Annual Campaign A Success
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore announced today that it has reached its fundraising goal of $30.5 million for Fiscal Year 2015. Read more.

6/24/15: Jewish Museum of Maryland Wins National Leadership in History Award
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently honored the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), Maryland Historical Society and Minotaur Mazes with a Leadership in History Award for its original exhibit, The A-­Mazing Mendes Cohen. Read more.

5/28/15: The Darrell D. Friedman Institute Presents Jewish Community Awards
DFI presented two prestigious Jewish communal awards at its annual leadership summit: the Daniel Thursz Distinguished Communal Service Award and the Outstanding Jewish Communal Professional award. Read more.

5/12/15: JWGF Awards Over $100,000 to Baltimore Organizations
A total of $108,600 was granted today to seven organizations which improve the lives of women and girls. Read more

4/27/15: Fund Now Open for Nepal Earthquake Relief
The Associated has established an emergency relief fund in response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal. One hundred percent of all money collected will be distributed to the victims. Read more

4/24/15: Local Baltimoreans Receive Young Leadership Awards
In honor of their outstanding leadership in the Jewish community, Dov Hoffman and Marjorie Manne were presented with The Fred Walpert Young Leadership Awards. Read more.

4/8/15: Jewish Museum of Maryland Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Upcoming Exhibit
The rich history of Jews and medicine will be on display at the Jewish Museum of Maryland in March 2016, thanks to a $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more

3/25/15: Harry Greenstein Young Leadership Winners Announced
Rachel Steinberg Warschawski and Will Minkin were named the 2014 winners of The Harry Greenstein Young Leadership Award, an honor which salutes a young man and woman who have demonstrated sustained leadership for The Associated, its Annual Campaign and the general community. Read more

2/24/15: Maryland/Israel Development Center Announces Partnership with Israel's OurCrowd
MIDC announced its new partnership with OurCrowd of Israel, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. Read more.

1/22/15: Baltimore Celebrates Jewish Disability Awareness Month
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has partnered closely with Jewish Community Center, Jewish Community Services, Macks Center for Jewish Education and SHEMESH for a number of programs and workshops during Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Read more.

1/21/15: Take A Leap And Dance!
The Gordon Center for Performing Arts is proud to partner with the Second Annual Baltimore County Dance Celebration. Read more.

12/3/14: The Associated Raises More Than $1.3 Million on #GivingTuesday
Baltimore residents stepped up this #GivingTuesday and showed their support of the Jewish community. Read more.

11/13/14: New Elder Abuse Initiative in Northwest Baltimore
As our parents age and begin to face medical issues, caregivers, paid and family members, often become an important part of their lives, assisting with everything from food shopping to medication administration. Unfortunately, this dependency can leave our parents vulnerable to abuse. Read more

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