Arts & Culture

Franz Marc, “The Large Blue Horses”

What happened to the Art that Nazis looted

By Jesse Berman and Chloe Sarbib Great works of art often become so present in our everyday lives — the “Mona Lisa” on a mug,...
Smadar Livne

Smadar Livne is ready to be in person in 5782

By Adam Reinherz After nearly a year and a half of being surrounded primarily by canvas and paint, Smadar Livne is excited to be back...
Chana Kaplan and Rabbi Yaakov Kaplan

You Should Know … Chana Kaplan

Chana Kaplan has only ever run a Chabad house during a pandemic. She and her husband, Rabbi Yaakov Kaplan, opened the Chabad of South Baltimore...

Eddie Applefeld is a voice for Baltimore

By Harry Lichtman Eddie Applefeld is the promotions director for WCBM and Q1370 Radio in Baltimore, and he has been working in local media since...
Rachel Lipman, at 28 perhaps the youngest winemaker in Maryland, is pushing through boundaries in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

This Maryland Jewish family has been making honey wine for 150 years

By Stacey Pfeffer | JTA Rachel Lipman cares deeply about preserving her Jewish family’s fifth-generation winemaking business, Loew Vineyards in Mt. Airy, but the 28...
Rosh Hashanah with Uncle Max

New children’s books for the Jewish New Year: Kangaroos, Jonah and 2 guys named...

By Penny Schwartz Challah-eating Australian kangaroos, an adventurous cartoon retelling of the biblical story of Jonah and the welcome second-in-a-series chapter book about a young...
Elana Rubinstein

You Should Know … Elana Rubinstein

Saralee Siegel is a girl with an incredible sense of smell. That sense of smell takes her on adventures through a Jewish holiday-themed chapter book...
still from "The Meaning of Hitler"

A new documentary explores society’s fascination with Hitler

By Andrew Lapin “Is it possible to make a film like this without contributing to the Nazi Cinematic Universe?” This line of narration comes early in...
Danielle Baron

You Should Know … Danielle Baron

Danielle Baron, 25, just completed her second week as the Israel engagement associate at the Hillel at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Baron is...
Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman to open Baltimore Symphony Orchestra season

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will welcome world-renowned Israeli-American violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman for its season opening concert on Sept. 11 at the Meyerhoff...