Arts & Culture

Business meeting on video call during COVID-19 lockdown

Calendar: May 29-June 2

Sunday, May 29 Jewish Matryoshka Project: Theatrical Trip to Israel The Macks Center for Jewish Education and Ariel Center invite Russian-speaking families on a theatrical tour...
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5 movies to cap Jewish American Heritage Month

By Adam Reinherz The story of American Jewry traces its origins to 23 Jewish refugees who arrived in the present-day port of New York City...
Judith Gale Mont

You Should Know … Judith Gale Mont

Judith Gale Mont is showing young children the beauty found in nature, and how to transform it into works of art. Mont is a fine...
Matthew Goodman

You Should Know … Matthew Goodman

At Defender One Security, Mathew Goodman, 27, works to protect the community. Goodman grew up in the Baltimore area, where he had his bar mitzvah...
Beanie Feldstein as “Fanny Brice”

‘Funny Girl’ snubbed, but ‘Lehman’ stock rises, in Tony nominations

By Andrew Lapin Some of the biggest Jewish names on Broadway weren’t shining so bright in this year’s Tony nominations. The much-anticipated revival of “Funny Girl,”...
Ben Foster plays Harry Haft in “The Survivor"

HBO’s ‘The Survivor’ asks a profound question

By Jarrad Saffren How powerful is a reason to live? That is the question that animates Jewish director Barry Levinson’s new movie, “The Survivor,” released...
Nancy Kutler

Nancy Kutler leads the Jewish museum board of trustees

Update 5/17/22: The article's headline has been updated to better reflect the content of the story. While the pandemic ground entire industries to a standstill...
Ralph Imani

You Should Know … Ralph Imani

Ralph Imani, 26, works to provide low-income housing as a real estate investor. Imani’s parents immigrated to Baltimore and New York from Iran in the...
Ari Kligman

Orthodox MLB draft pick Elie Kligman has a younger brother who could follow him...

By Rob Charry Some Jewish baseball fans know the name Elie Kligman, even though he’s just a freshman in college. That’s because last year...
Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen’s satirical novel ‘The Netanyahus’ wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction

By Andrew Silow-Carroll The 2022 Pulitzer Prize in fiction went to “The Netanyahus,” a scathing, satirical novel by Brooklyn writer Joshua Cohen that imagines a...