Blooming Success: Alana Brookfield’s Floral Journey in Baltimore

How did you first get involved with The Associated and what does it mean to you being involved in the Young Adult Division (YAD)? I grew up participating in Associated events- my father David Brooks was the president of CHAI and I have fond memories […]

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, […]

Rediscovering Israel as a Family: An Interview with Lindsay Klatsky 

Lindsay, who graduated from Pikesville High and the University of Maryland, College Park, talks about the Family Mission and her love of travel, including the one rule her family has in place when they travel domestically.  How did you meet your husband?  I met my […]

5 Simple Ways to Infuse Jewish Learning and Culture into Anyone’s Daily Routine

Life can be super hectic! Between work, school, family, and friends, finding time for Jewish self-improvement might be the last thing on your mind. But what if we told you that incorporating Jewish culture into your daily routine doesn’t have to feel like a chore? […]

Get to Know Addie Lewis Klein, Aaron Levitt and Jessica Fink: Changing Jewish Engagement in Baltimore 

An educator, a librarian and a Jewish communal professional. What do they have in common? All three recently took up the reins of The Associated’s three newest agencies, with a goal of boosting Jewish engagement.  Now that they’ve had a year under their belt, we […]

Make the Most of Your Summer

The weather is warming up, the school year is winding down. It’s time for summer vacations, outdoor barbecues and evenings filled with concerts, friends and fun. Here are six great ideas from The Associated and its agencies on how to make the most of your […]

Lessons from the Holocaust with the Baltimore Jewish Council and the Jewish Museum of Maryland | Beth Goldsmith

Beth H. Goldsmith, sat down with The Baltimore Jewish Council and The Jewish Museum of Maryland to shine a spotlight on Associated efforts to combat antisemitism.

Connecting through Kickball with Marissa Leff

We sat down with Marissa to talk about how she connected with YAD — The Associated’s Young Adult Division — and how joining their VOLO Kickball team has led to a whole new group of friends.

Sharing Our Love of Israel: Three Baltimoreans Speak Up  

As Israel marks its 75th anniversary, we approached three members of the community to reflect on their earliest recollections of the country and how its people have left an indelible impression on them over the years. Join us as we explore their personal experiences and […]

Passover Traditions with Ellen Mendelsohn

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