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The Associated’s 2022 Annual Meeting

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This year we reimagined, transformed, protected and rebuilt our community. Join The Associated on June 22 as we reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and celebrate our achievements thanks to your support and efforts. 

We will honor our outgoing Chair of the Board Beth H. Goldsmith and welcome incoming Chair Yehuda Neuberger.  

Meet Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation’s Jamie Caplis

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Doing good has always been part of Jamie Caplis’ DNA. As a young child, she was inspired by her parents whose commitment to social justice and equality would shape the woman she would become. 

Upon graduating from Johns Hopkins University, she spent almost her entire career in the nonprofit world. And since retiring, she has turned her former vocation into an avocation, joining the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation (JWGF)and chairing its recent multi-year grant committee. 

We caught up with Jamie to learn more about her upbringing, her work with JWGF and what it means to be retired. 

The Associated’s IMPACT Summer Soiree

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Let’s kick off summer with good food, good drinks, and good company for a good cause. We’ll raise awareness and funds to improve mental health in our community.  

Putting A Face on Mental Health

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health is both significant and unknown. That’s why Jewish Community Services (JCS) bolstered their already wide range of services, including counseling and therapy. Three brave community members reflect on how they came to tackle their mental health struggles with the help of the JCS team, led by Claire Fultz.

In Perspective: Building Strong Communities in Baltimore City

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On May 26, join The Associated to hear the City’s plan for neighborhood growth and to discuss how current and future projects through CHAI and the Museum will strengthen the neighborhoods of Central Park Heights, Pimlico and Jonestown.

Claire Fultz of Jewish Community Services Speaks on Young Adults and Mental Health

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a huge emotional toll on our community, with young adults facing mental health challenges in unprecedented numbers.

Today, one in five adults in our country experience a mental illness. Meanwhile, in December, the U.S Surgeon General issued a rare report, warning about the devastating mental health effects the pandemic has had on our youngest people. The report found that emergency room visits for teen mental health increased 31% since the start of the pandemic. And in Baltimore, 55% of Jewish young adults reported they were experiencing emotional or mental difficulties that adversely affected their daily lives.

In Perspective: Building Strong Communities in Baltimore City

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On May 26, join The Associated to hear the City’s plan for neighborhood growth and to discuss how current and future projects through CHAI and the Museum will strengthen the neighborhoods of Central Park Heights, Pimlico and Jonestown.

AMEN Teens Rally to Help Ukrainian Refugees in Ashkelon

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Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, some citizens have made the decision to remain in their communities while hundreds of thousands have fled in the hopes of seeking refuge, safety and support in neighboring countries.

David Baron One Man’s Journey to Giving Back to the Community

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David Baron was born in Baltimore, Maryland but in 1983, his family moved to Israel after his father accepted a job opportunity in Israel at the American Embassy.

Nancy Kutler: Still Hard at Work

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Nancy Kutler, president of the Jewish Museum of Maryland’s (JMM) Board of Trustees and active community member, talks about finding a ‘second career’ as a volunteer, post-retirement.

Earth Day: It’s a Jewish Thing

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This Earth Day, we invite you to explore your relationship with Earth and take appropriate steps to make it healthier. A healthy relationship includes mutual respect, communication, honesty, connection and so much more.

Being the Grandchild of a Holocaust Survivor

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I can’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t know my grandma was a Holocaust survivor. This is a stark contrast from my mom, a second-generation survivor, who had never even heard the word “Holocaust” until age thirteen when she discovered the topic at the public library.

Selected Resources for Promoting Tolerance

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Antisemitism is growing in our country and with events like the recent hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville, TX, our children often are exposed to disturbing news. How do we talk to them about antisemitism and the Holocaust in age-appropriate ways?

Meet Mindy and Talya

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Mindy Silverman and Talya Knable, IWP Co-Chairs are eager to help women in the community discover what inspires them to lead, give and take action. We asked them to tell us all about The Associated’s Inspired Women’s Project and what makes it the perfect way for women to find their place in the community and The Associated.

Pearlstone’s Sustainable Mission Earth Day 2022

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Nestled up in the rolling hills of Reisterstown, just outside of Owings Mills, sits the Pearlstone Center and Outdoor Education Campus. This 180-acre campus is the hub for The Associated and Pearlstone’s mission to make The Associated system, and Jewish Baltimore, more sustainable.

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