Arts & Culture

Eddie Applefeld is a voice for Baltimore

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Amy Pollokoff keeps her grandmother’s Rosh Hashanah tradition alive

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Though Amy Pollokoff’s grandmother, Bess Fedder, had Alzheimer’s disease, she was able to remember enough to pass down a family tradition. For more than 30...
Steve Wasserman

Steve Wasserman is a newly minted Pikesville author

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When Steve Wasserman, 69, began writing his first book, “Barriers: A Novel” 10 years ago, the Pikesville-based author was not planning to publish it....
Matthew Lipsky

Matthew Lipsky expands Towson Hillel

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As the current chairman of the board of Towson University Hillel, Matthew Lipsky understands the role the organization can play in the life of...