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A Levindale resident participates in an art project, circa 1960s. 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/

Words Without Music: A Memoir

Words Without Music: A Memoir By Philip Glass Liveright Publishing Company, 416 pages In New York in the 1960s it wasn’t unusual for struggling artists to do odd jobs to make a buck until the next big break. Philip Glass drove a cab. He also worked as a plumber, in a steel mill, did construction… Read More

Israeli Magician Breaks Guinness Mark with Coexistence Magic Lesson

JERUSALEM — An Israeli magician and a Haifa coexistence group broke the Guinness World Record for the largest magic lesson. The magician, Cagliostro, taught a group of 1,573 fifth- and-sixth graders from Haifa a card trick on June 1. The event, called “Haifa Magic for Peace,” was held in conjunction with Beit Hagefen, a cultural… Read More

What local charity do you donate to?

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Alvin Sachs: Beth Tfiloh and the Baltimore Child Abuse Center. Richard Wagner:Ahavas Yisrael Charity Fund. (provides food, shelter, clothing and basic needs). Sara Kuperman: In Shifra’s Arms (help for women with unplanned pregnancies). Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.

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Levindale junior volunteers are all smiles as they enjoy their work in this 1972 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/

Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance and Hope By Wendy Holden Harper, 385 pages

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Eva Clarke likely is the youngest survivor of a Nazi death camp. She was born April 29, 1945, as her mother, Anka Nathanová sat atop a heap of sick and dying women on a wagon entering Mauthausen, where prisoners were worked, beaten, thrown and shot to death in a quarry atop a hill overlooking one… Read More

Google, AMIA Put History of Argentina’s Jews Online

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BUENOS AIRES — Google and the AMIA Jewish Center have published online a collection of images and text about the history of the Jews of Argentina, from the first Jewish immigration to the present. The online exhibit, “Jews in Argentina, 1860-2015,” was launched May 27 at Google headquarters in Buenos Aires, in the redeveloped area… Read More

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Stanford Alliker shares an award at Levindale in this undated 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/

What are you looking forward to this summer?

Mike Ketzis: My trip to Prague. Yossi Frydman: Kids are out of school, nice weather and the O’s being in the playoffs. Mike Gallagher: Hanging out and enjoying the weather. Joe Almeida: Falling asleep on the beach. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.