Arts & Culture

Diane Gensler

3 questions with author Diane Gensler

Diane Gensler is the author of “Forgive Us Our Trespasses: A Memoir of a Jewish Teacher in a Catholic School.” Gensler, of Owings Mills, has...
Hallie Miller

You Should Know … Hallie Miller

Hallie Miller, 24, is following in her grandmother’s footsteps. Miller is a business and health reporter for the Sun. Her grandmother was a health features...
Joey Jay

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ features ‘Jewish princess’ from Phoenix

By Shannon Levitt It wasn’t supposed to go that way. Joey Jay, the 30-year-old Phoenix-area contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 13, unexpectedly found himself on...

Playing matchmaker: Barry Bogage

When Barry Bogage became the first executive director of the Maryland Israel Development Center, he accepted the task of working toward economic growth and...

Chef Michael Solomonov brings Israeli cooking to web series

With a fleet of Philadelphia restaurants and three published cookbooks, chef Michael Solomonov has made a strong bid to be the most prominent proponent...
Ken Moss

Living in Yiddish: Ken Moss

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Ken Moss, 46, watched two of his kids participate in a virtual Yiddish performance, then he hopped onto a...
Tikvah Womack and family

You Should Know … Tikvah Womack

When asked what drew her to Judaism, Tikvah Womack ruminates. Was it when she attended synagogue with a friend when she was 6 years old?...
actors in Shtisel

‘Shtisel’ season 3 picks up with characters older but no wiser

By David Holzel Two Jews, three problems. That’s the mathematics behind “Shtisel,” the runaway hit Israeli dramedy about a family of haredi Orthodox Jews....
Avi Meyerstein

Fostering peace in the Middle East: Avi Meyerstein

By Lisa Woolfson Within the more than 5,000 pages of the budget bill was a few pages establishing an international fund for Israeli-Palestinian peace, with...
Rabbi Mordechai Bennett

You Should Know … Rabbi Mordechai Bennett

Middle school is a unique time in a child’s development. It’s when children start to become more emotionally and socially aware and begin to...