Arts & Life

‘Shtisel’ Season Three Now in Production

By Eric Schucht Production on the third season of “Shtisel” is now underway, Deadline reported on Aug. 5. Filming in Israel had been scheduled to begin...

Depictions of Jews in Western Media Paint Complex Picture

Over the last few years, stories focused on Jewish communities and Jewish characters have become noticeably more prevalent in mainstream media. This may be particularly...

Amazon Renews ‘Hunters,’ Al Pacino’s Nazi-Hunting Drama, for Second Season

Al Pacino, left, and Logan Lerman are Jews out for revenge in Amazon Studios' "Hunters." (Christopher Saunders) “Hunters,” the Amazon series starring Al Pacino about a...
David Speer (by Philip Weber)

You Should Know… David Speer

David Speer, 33, is eager to get to know his new neighbors. He and his wife Diana are moving to Homeland Aug. 3. Though...
Israel Patoka

Councilman Israel ‘Izzy’ Patoka’s 5 Favorite Books

Israel “Izzy” Patoka represents Baltimore County’s Second District on the Baltimore County Council and is a member of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. He shared with...
courtesy of Jacob Weisman

Sci-Fi Writer Talks Jews in the Genre

“Are you a geek?” Congregation Beit Tivkah’s Miriam Winder Kelly immediately asked me this hard question as soon as I logged on to the congregation’s...
“The Lying Life of Adults” Courtesy of Europa Editions

This Summer’s Hottest Books

It’s summer 2020, and you know what that means: sitting quietly by yourself inside, leaving your phone in another room and reading. It’s certainly not...
Sam Novey encourages Baltimore Voting (courtesy photo)

You Should Know…Sam Novey

Sam Novey, 32, is giving his everything to make it easy for everyone to vote. Novey, a member of Beth Am, is the director of...
Ali Duhan by Leisa Thompson

You Should Know…Ali Duhan

Ali Duhan, 27, of Owings Mills is so sick of staring at screens that she’s quit all TV and joined a book club in...
Viral art photo (Carrie Cantwell)

They Want to Do for the Pandemic What Rosie the Riveter Did for WWII

By Eric Schucht Zachary Paul Levine, Mark Kelner and Ben Ostrower want to do for the pandemic what Rosie the Riveter did for World War...