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Klitenic’s Modern Formal Wear in Bel Air takes the  spolight in this 1980s photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2.

Book of Numbers By Joshua Cohen & The Book of Stone: A Novel By Jonathan Papernick

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It’s summer, that time of year when everyone drops everything they’re doing, finds a quiet stretch of sandy shore and spends all day delving into their new favorite books. Or maybe not. But whatever your plans, there’s no denying that the season brings a bumper crop of literary offerings, plus an abundance of lists telling… Read More

Woman to lead Rome Jewish Community for First Time

The Colosseum in Rome.

For the first time, a woman has been appointed to lead the Jewish community of Rome. Ruth Dureghello, 48, who has managed a Jewish day school in the city for the past seven years, was named president on June 23 at the first meeting of the new Rome community council, which was elected on June… Read More

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A wedding portrait with members of the Mall family in 1912. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2.

What are you doing on July 4th?

Allan Kandel: I’m not sure where I’ll be. I live in L.A. but work in Maryland. I’ll probably be in Shul. Bill  Sherwood: I’ll be visiting family in Virginia. Dovid Neff: Since it’s Shabbos, I’ll probably just have hamburgers for lunch. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

The Seven Good Years: A Memoir By Etgar Keret Riverhead Books, 175 pages

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Before writing his seminal book “Der Judenstaat,” Theodor Herzl, the father of the modern Zionist movement, was a writer of a literary form known as the “feuilleton.” These were short articles or essays, usually collected as a supplement to newspapers, consisting of literature and art criticism, discussion of the latest fashions and trends and social… Read More

Coca-Cola Palestine Threatened with Lawsuit

JERUSALEM — An Israeli civil rights group has called on the Coca-Cola company to sever its ties with its Palestinian subsidiary over calls by its head to boycott Israel. In a letter to Coca-Cola CEO Mukhtar Kent last week, Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center warned the company that actions by Zahi Khouri, CEO of Coca-Cola Palestine,… Read More

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Children lead the HaMotzi at Concord House in this 1991 photo. Can you identify anyone in this photo? Contact Joanna Church, 410-732-6400, ext. 226 or jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. To see more of the Jewish Museum’s extensive collection and find out who has been identified in past photos, visit jewishmuseummd.org/tag/once-upon-a-time-2.