Arts & Life Features

May 30, 2013

Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg understands the tendencies of today’s young Jewish population as well as any spiritual leader. Rabbi Wohlberg, the longtime leader at Beth Tfiloh, has a blog and is even active on Twitter. Through this, he understands that people’s attention spans are short and that they only want as much information as possible in CONTINUE »

Documentary tells story of how Jews and African-Americans worked to end segregation at Gwynn Oak Park
BY Ron Snyder
April 19, 2013

  A longtime multimedia journalist for WMAR-TV, O’Neal said it can be hard to find a new spin on an annual event. That was until he came across the story of Gwynn Oak Park. The one-time amusement park represented a key struggle in the battle over civil rights. On July 4, 1963, 283 people were CONTINUE »

JCC expands its arts program with new, innovative director
BY Simone Ellin
January 4, 2013

Randi Benesch’s enthusiasm is contagious. The JCC’s new managing director of arts and culture has big plans for strengthening and expanding the institution’s presence as a leading venue for the area. With a resume that includes experience as a performer, arts administrator, program director and development professional, combined with a love for the Jewish community CONTINUE »

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Bais Yaakov Exhibit Week gives every child a chance to shine
BY Maayan Jaffe
December 21, 2012

Imagine a classroom transformed into a work of art. Now picture a hallway, several classrooms and stairwells. Vivid colors. Deep and intricate Torah concepts. Engaging design. You won’t have to go far to discover the fanciful. You’ll just have to travel up Smith Avenue to Bais Yaakov of Baltimore’s High School Exhibit Week. This year’s CONTINUE »