Category Archives: Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership

Relationships Matter When it Comes to Israel

Did you know that last year the United States Congress appropriated THREE BILLION DOLLARS in security assistance to Israel as part of the overall Foreign Aid Bill?  Or that more than three quarters of both the House and Senate recently … Continue reading

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How well do you know your sister city?

The Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership, launched in 2003, has set people-to-people connections as its top priority. Through a variety of venues, the Partnership provides a wonderful opportunity for Baltimoreans and Ashkelonim to bond with their brothers and sisters overseas on issues of … Continue reading

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Baltimore-Ashkelon Virtual Community Launch Party!

A new interactive website has just launched for the Baltimore Jewish community, but it takes interactions outside of Baltimore and across the ocean to our sister city in Israel, Ashkelon. The new website, http://www.baltimoreashkelon.org, will go live to the public … Continue reading

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Diller Teens Visit the Golan Heights

The Diller Baltimore Teen Fellows arrived in Israel this week.  Already they are touring the country, preparing to explore community service with their counterparts from Ashkelon. You can follow the Dillers here or get daily updates from the National Diller … Continue reading

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Sunday June 5: Army Base and Wings of Crembo!

From the Kineret in the north yesterday to an army base in the south today– we’ve driven across almost the whole length of Israel in 24 hours. What a beautiful country! Today’s adventure took us to our friend Noy’s army … Continue reading

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May 30, 2011

Today was a really positive and engaging day for the group. We spent the majority of our day at a special needs kindergarten painting a mural. The mural was designed by a local artist, and it was perfect for the … Continue reading

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Tech Support

Uri, an Israeli immigrant from the Former Soviet Union, came to Israel less than a decade ago. When he arrived in Ashkelon six years ago, he was already a smart and dynamic young man, but he had little direction. Then, … Continue reading

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