Arts & Life

Esther Rosenfeld

You Should Know…Esther Rosenfeld

Queen Esther from the Torah inspired local Esther Rosenfeld to be a queen in her own right. “Everyone wants to be a princess, but what...
Seth Rogen and Seth Rogen in “An American Pickle” (Hopper Stone)

‘American Pickle,’ a Briny Concoction

By Jesse Bernstein In the promotion for “An American Pickle,” as well as in the movie itself, Seth Rogen can’t get out of his own...
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Nefesh Mountain Brings Bluegrass to Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom

On Aug. 21, Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation will host internationally acclaimed Jewish bluegrass musicians Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg of Nefesh Mountain in a...
Justin Regan (Courtesy of Regan)

You Should Know…Justin Regan

Pretty much all Justin Regan knew of Maryland before he moved here was the concept of “Maryland kosher,” where some Jews make an exception...

The Etymology of Hate

Every word that we speak carries its own history. A tale of travel, a silly story or heavy hatred in its every syllable. Ethnophaulisms,...

The World of Julie Wohl

Artist Teaches Joy, Spirituality Julie Wohl, 40, can teach you Jewish spirituality through artistic expression. Wohl is the director of PJ Library in Baltimore, which is...
Malli Godwin of Boris & Company/Curious Photography

You Should Know…Jessica Gorsky Halle

If Jessica Gorsky Halle could change one thing about Baltimore, she would make the harbor clean enough to swim in. Gorsky Halle, 32, is an...

‘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...