Arts & Culture

Leo Bretholz and Gabi Faye

Filmmaker puts her cousin’s story of survival on the screen

By Jan Lee Gabi Faye still remembers the day, at age 11, when she learned what had occurred during the Holocaust. Like most Orthodox Jewish kids...

Paradise just out of reach in ‘Some Kind of Heaven’

By Sophie Panzer In the opening scenes of “Some Kind of Heaven,” viewers are treated to the well-choreographed dance that is life in a Florida...

All that jazz: Mitch Mirkin

By Bob Jacobson The annals of American jazz are filled with the names of Jewish players, composers, writers and business people. Yet, in the jazz...
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?...