The initial effects of the economic downturn hit the Jewish community hard. Jewish Community Services (JCS) stepped up, disbursing more than $1.14 million in financial assistance, a 27% increase over the previous year and 48% increase over two years prior.
The Associated began construction on a new JCS building on The Associated’s Park Heights campus. When complete, it also became home to the Baltimore Jewish Council, Camps Airy and Louise and other Jewish organizations.
Businesses shuttered, jobs lost, homes foreclosed and families’ dreams put on hold. These were the effects of the Great Recession on Baltimore’s Jewish community. As unemployment rates reached double digits, the average time to find a job doubled, and salaries offered to those fortunate to […]
Weinberg Village I opened in Owings Mills, the first affordable housing option for seniors in the Owings Mills corridor.
The Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership was established to connect our communities through collaborative projects that build long-lasting and meaningful relationships and inspire a great love for Israel and the Jewish people.