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Winter Break in Israel with The Associated’s Family Mission


The weather might be getting warmer, but it’s time to start thinking about winter break. Why stress over booking hotels or planning tours, when The Associated has put together the prefect trip for you and your family.

Just imagine your winter break in Israel. Rappelling into the Ramon Crater, digging at an ancient archaeological excavation, walking through ancient tunnels in Jerusalem, climbing Masada, floating in the Dead Sea and more.

Read on to learn why Family Mission Co-Chairs, Stacey & Randy Getz and Carol & Robert Keehn, do not want you to miss this opportunity.

Maryland Considers Boycotting Those Who Boycott Israel



This is a little convoluted, but bear with me: A little more than a month ago, the relatively obscure American Studies Association passed a resolution in favor of an academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions, as a move of protest against Israel and, paradoxically, as a symbolic show in favor of academic freedom for all, including Palestinians. The response to the boycott was swift and often critical. Now the Maryland state legislature is weighing a bill that would effectively boycott the boycott.

O’Malley Won’t Be Headed to Israel Just Yet


Our governor has been on the road so much recently, I’ve begun to think of him as one those traveling garden gnomes — every few days you get a picture of him in a different locale and you wonder when you are going to get him back for good.