Member organizations are local Jewish organizations, institutions, or chapters of national Jewish organizations committed to the support of Israel.  A national institution with a local chapter, whose primary focus is the support of Israel and the U.S.-Israel relationship, may also be a member.

Organizations interested in joining the coalition may request an application by calling (410) 542-4850 or e-mailing Howard Libit at hlibit@baltjc.org.



ACHARAI will strengthen the Baltimore Jewish Community and its organizations by providing top lay leaders of synagogues, Jewish agencies, day schools and other Jewish organizations with intensive training of intentional leadership skills integrated with Jewish values and knowledge.

Americans for Ben Gurion University (A4BGU)

Americans for Ben-Gurion University plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion’s vision: creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community, and sharing the University’s expertise locally and around the globe.

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) brings together Democrats and Republicans to build bipartisan support for the US-Israel relationship. Over the past 60 years, AIPAC has built a reputation for providing reliable, credible, and timely research and information for decision makers in Washington and across the country.

American Jewish Committee (AJC)

AJC Washington connects our community with AJC’s global advocacy work to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel. Our access to diplomats, elected officials, and interfaith leaders advances AJC’s broader global priorities: combating antisemitism, promoting Israel’s place in the world, and countering the spread of radicalism and extremism.


Founded in 1925, AMIT educates more than 37,000 kids in 108 schools, youth villages, surrogate family residences and other programs in 29 cities, constituting Israel’s only government-recognized network of religious Jewish education incorporating academic and technological studies.

The Associated

Since 1920, great things have happened in Jewish Baltimore. For the past 100 years, The Associated, alongside our family of supportive agencies, has been the cornerstone of building a dynamic community that cares for one another and inspires our neighbors to work together to create a world of good.

Baltimore Hebrew Institute (BHI)

The Baltimore Hebrew Institute (formerly Baltimore Hebrew University) at Towson University , is committed to supporting the education of Jewish educators, communal professionals and Judaic studies scholars who wish to excel in their chosen fields.

Baltimore Jewish Council (BJC)

The Baltimore Jewish Council, through its Israel Advocacy and Awareness Programs, educates, informs and raises awareness about Israel in Baltimore. The Council also mobilizes the community to take action for Israel.

Baltimore Zionist District (BZD)

Baltimore Zionist District prepares the ground for Zionism growth and flourish in the Baltimore Community. BZD’s activities, programs and events connect and strengthen the community of Baltimore with Israel.

Jewish Educational Services

Jewish Educational Services (JES) brings together the educator, student support and Israel initiatives of the Macks Center for  Jewish Education and SHEMESH to create a Baltimore Jewish community where Jewish education and literacy are celebrated, lives informed, and Jewish identity strengthened.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore (JCC)

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore promotes and strengthens Jewish life and values through communal programs and activities for individuals and families. We also serve as the nexus for the diverse communities that seek our recreational, wellness, educational and cultural programs whether at our buildings or beyond our walls. By creating an inclusive, caring environment, the JCC of Greater Baltimore establishes common ground, uniting Jewish institutions, groups and individuals for the betterment of the whole community.

Jewish National Fund (JNF)

Jewish National Fund-USA’s strategic vision has been and always will be, to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Everything we do — every project, initiative, and campaign we take on – is integral to our vision of building and connecting to our land.


J Street organizes pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans to promote US policies that embody our deeply held Jewish and democratic values and that help secure the State of Israel as a democratic homeland for the Jewish people. We believe that only a negotiated resolution agreed to by Israelis and Palestinians can meet the legitimate needs and national aspirations of both peoples.

Macks Center for Jewish Connections

Through a variety of programs and services, the Macks Center for Jewish Connections ignites and sustains lifelong Jewish journeys, and helps people form lasting connections to the vibrant Baltimore Jewish Community.

Maryland/Israel Development Center (MIDC)

The Maryland/Israel Development Center (MIDC) is a non-profit membership organization that promotes bi-lateral trade and economic development. It is a public-private partnership of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Trade and The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore.


Na’aleh: The Hub for Leadership Learning is proud to be an agency of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore along with 26 other agencies. We harness the strength of our agencies to form ONE network. This allows us to serve you, our community and the world better. Each of our agencies, receives a significant portion of their funding from The Associated. Each of our agencies also have access to many services provided by The Associated such as: finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, and more. This approach allows us to collectively meet the needs of today’s Jews and tomorrow’s leaders.

New Israel Fund

The New Israel Fund (NIF) protects and advances democracy, human and civil rights, and liberal values in Israel. In partnership with supporters of Israel around the world and Israelis of every background, NIF advances on-the-ground initiatives that protect the country’s democratic institutions, combat racism, promote equality, and fight for basic freedoms and human rights.

Volunteers for Israel

Volunteers for Israel (VFI) connects Americans to Israel through volunteer service. We achieve this goal by partnering with Israeli military and civilian organizations that enable volunteers to work side-by-side with Israelis. VFI Volunteers provide non-combat support doing tasks such as packing medical supplies, repairing machinery and equipment, and maintaining the IDF bases.