Arts & Culture

Thia Steinhardt in Lithuania

You Should Know … Thia Steinhardt

Last winter, Thia Steinhardt went on a journey through her family history. Steinhardt, 26, traveled with some friends on a week-long visit to Lithuania and...

‘Shtisel’ to leave Netflix in December

Netflix is scheduled to lose the streaming rights to seasons 1 and 2 of “Shtisel” in December, according to What’s on Both seasons came...

Author relates lessons learned from volunteering in Israel

Mark Werner didn’t always consider himself to be a writer. There were a few things that the Vineland, N.J., native, and graduate of Haverford...
Shirah Wealcatch

With modesty and style: Shirah Wealcatch

“Rent the Dress, Own the Night” is the tagline for Liylah, an in-store and online rental boutique for modest evening gowns in Pikesville’s Greenspring...
Elliot Bromberg

You Should Know … Elliot Bromberg

By Lisa Woolfson By night, Elliot Bromberg is a stand-up comedian. The 23-year-old University of Maryland graduate co-hosts the weekly Zoom comedy show “Witty Wednesday.”...
Alex Trebek

7 especially Jewish ‘Jeopardy!’ moments from Alex Trebek’s 36 years as host

By Philissa Cramer Alex Trebek, the beloved baritone host of “Jeopardy!,” died of pancreatic cancer at 80. In his 36 years as host of the immensely...
Jennie Schwartz

Ante up for the IDF: Jennie Schwartz

By Justin Regan Jennie Schwartz, 53, is an OB-GYN from Reisterstown who’s been playing cards all her life. From family game nights as a kid,...

Wearing the uniform: Beth Tfiloh co-hosts performance by comedian Sarge

“What are you so happy about?!” bellowed a voice, again and again, from a telephone held by Black Jewish comedian Sarge, who, on Nov....
Stacy Jarvis

You Should Know … Stacy Jarvis

Stacy Jarvis says she took somewhat of a strange route into Israel education. Originally from Philadelphia, she attended Penn State, where she attained her bachelor’s,...
Jonathan Palevsky

Curator of a music museum: Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky, interim general manager at WBJC 91.5, is honored to give Baltimore’s its own local classical music station. Palevsky, 60, grew up in Montreal,...