Arts & Culture

Shira Haas gives life to a devastating illness in the decorated Israeli film ‘Asia’

By Simi Horwitz Shira Haas, the Israeli actress who vaulted into superstardom with her roles in the TV series “Shtisel” and “Unorthodox,” has a track...
Sarah Pinsker

Sarah Pinsker spreads her message through writing and music

Growing up, Sarah Pinsker moved around a lot to places like New York, Chicago, Texas and Toronto, but one thing always stayed the same:...
A drive-in movie at the Gordon Outdoors

Summer drive-in movies return to Gordon Outdoors

Summer drive-in movies have returned to the JCC of Greater Baltimore. As part of its Gordon Outdoors programming, there will be drive-in movies at least...
Jake Horowitz

You Should Know … Jake Horowitz

Jake Horowitz, 25, lives in Pigtown with a roommate who was one of his classmates at Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, and he still...
Rachel Kutler

You Should Know … Rachel Kutler

There were times, when Rachel Kutler was in social work school, that her clinical work left her frustrated. She remembers calling around looking for...
Sheldon Caplis

Sheldon Caplis fundraises for the future

When Sheldon Caplis’ father died in 1964, it was unheard of for African American mourners to come and sit shiva for a local Jewish...
An exhibit at the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience

A new museum in New Orleans puts the family histories of Southern Jews on...

By Jonah Goldman Kay Janis Rabin’s family emigrated from Poland, eventually settling in Bogalusa, Louisiana. For years, she and her relatives had kept memories and...
Dana Kobrin

You Should Know … Dana Kobrin

Meet the newest resident of Moishe House Baltimore. Dana Kobrin, 25, moved to Baltimore last month. She is getting her master’s in social work from...
scene from Human Factor

U.S. diplomats reveal ‘Human Factor’ that fueled, foundered ‘90s peace talks

By Michael Fox Just as we never tire of the saga of the Titanic, so we are drawn to the catastrophe of Israeli-Palestinian relations and...
Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg of Beth Am

Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg strives for social justice at Beth Am

Since taking on his leadership role at Beth Am Synagogue, Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg, 45, has devoted much of his time to social justice...