Local teen is on his way to the World Maccabiah Games

At just 16 years old, Colin Vineberg, a junior at St. Paul’s School for Boys, has already participated in over 100 golf tournaments and...

Arts & Life

Willow from DC Comics

Whistle, Gotham City’s latest superhero, is Jewish

By Julian Voloj It turns out that Batman’s hometown of Gotham City has a historically Jewish neighborhood, complete with a synagogue. And for this year’s...
Bekah Waltemeyer

You Should Know … Bekah Waltemeyer

Bekah Waltemeyer, 26, is the development associate at Beth El Congregation of Baltimore. She grew up in the Baltimore area, mostly attending Beth Am. She...
Screne from Worth

Kenneth Feinberg helps 9/11 families find ‘Worth’ in Obama-produced Netflix movie

By Andrew Lapin At a key moment in the new Netflix film “Worth,” Kenneth Feinberg, the real-life architect of the compensation fund for 9/11 victims,...


Liba Schwartz

Sukkot: Protection and comfort in the sukkah

By Liba Schwartz In Leviticus 23:42, we are commanded to dwell in sukkot (booths) so that future generations may know that God made the Israelites...
Lisa Klig

Opinion | Building and rebuilding community

By Lisa Klig Over the past year and a half, we have all had to dig deep within ourselves to find new ways to remain...

The Abraham Accords a year later

Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords, which established normal relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain,...

Nation and World

New traditions make Yom Kippur safer for Jews with eating disorders

By Ella Rockart Shonna Levin is an Orthodox Jew, but this year, she wasn’t planning on spending Yom Kippur in a synagogue. The Brooklyn activist had...
Police guard the synagogue of Hagen, Germany

Plan to attack German synagogue on Yom Kippur was foiled, police say

By Toby Axelrod German police said they thwarted a planned Islamist attack on a synagogue in Hagen on Yom Kippur after receiving a tip from...
The National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History emerges from bankruptcy

By Sasha Rogelberg After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March 2020, the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is emerging from bankruptcy...

Food & Dining


Cocktails and mocktails

By Keri White I was lucky enough to be invited to a friend’s home in Stone Harbor at the Jersey Shore for a recent weekend....

This sweet treat is like baklava

By Ronnie Fein During the High Holidays, I always make my family’s recipe for a dessert called turte, which is similar to Greek baklava. Rather...

Break-fast dishes: light, simple, tasty

By Keri White One of the challenges of the break-fast meal for the cook is the prep. The ideal menu is one that can be...

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