Arts & Culture

Sibling directors explore identity and faith in ‘Fishbowl’

“I remember thinking, ‘If you’re the most perfect person, but you choose the wrong religion, do you still get to go to heaven?’” said...
candy crush

A grandparent’s guide to smartphone gaming

By Eric Schucht It’s day whatever in these uncertain times, and you’re bored. So, what can you do? Maybe give video games a try? But dropping hundreds...
Alexandria Rodriguez

You Should Know … Alexandria Rodriguez

A Latina Jew, Alexandria Rodriguez is excited about getting involved in Baltimore’s Jews of color community. Rodriguez, 33, grew up in El Paso, Texas, and...
Michalah Hoffman

Working around limitations: Michalah Hoffman

Michalah Hoffman, community social worker for the Jewish Federation of Howard County, provides support to struggling, isolated residents of the Howard County’s Jewish community. Some...
District Community Playback

Playback theater group hands the stage over to Jews of color

“Jewish Institutions: This Is What Jewish People of Color Need You to Know,” is not the typical musical or comedy you might find at...
Tyler Vile

You Should Know … Tyler Vile

Tyler Vile, 27, is a published author of Jewish stories. It’s important to her to include women, LGBTQ characters and characters with disabilities in her...

Review | If you loved ‘Borat,’ you’ll like the sequel

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” struggles with the same issues that affect all sequels — how to recapture what made the original so captivating. For the new...
Robin Belsky and Neil Kwatinetz

Working woman: Robin Belsky

Robin Belsky, 53, is a consultant in the pharmaceutical and medical industry, a global market researcher and CHANA volunteer. She is originally from Pikesville. She...

The monsters of Jewish lore

There is a legend about the 16th-century Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel of Prague, who had a dream in which a Christian child was...
different rabbis surrounded by question marks

Stump the rabbi!

By the staffs of the Baltimore Jewish Times and Washington Jewish Week They say there are no dumb questions. Somehow that doesn’t help when you...