Archaeologists Find Rare Bronze Mask Near Sea of Galilee

A member of the archaeological team holds the bronze mask of the god Pan, uncovered at the University of Haifa’s excavation at Hippos-Sussita.

An archaeological dig in northern Israel has unearthed a large bronze mask of the god Pan. The mask was found outside the limits of the ancient city of Hippos, according to a press release issued by the University of Haifa archaeological team that made the discovery. According to Michael Eisenberg, the team’s director, the mask,… Read More

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Wolf family members and/or friends, circa 1920. 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/

Handmade matzah or machine-made matzah?

Fran Federman: Because we don’t have a place [in York, Pa.] to get man-made, we have to get machine-made. Gail Butler: My husband prefers machine-made. Carol Brenner: Machine-made. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.  

Program Connects Business Students with Internships in Israel

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Itís no secret that business moguls such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are heavily invested in Israel. Technology leaders such as Intel, Microsoft and Apple selected the Jewish state — the so-called “startup nation” — for their first research facilities outside the United States. As such, Israel has become a fertile training ground for… Read More

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An unidentified couple pose for this 1925 postcard. 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/

Now that spring is almost here, what are your plans?

Sheila Cohen: Our family is getting ready for a special Shabbat, and we’re looking forward to Passover Seders. Neil Levy: Riding my motorcycle. Barbara and Arnold Cohen: We have the wedding of our granddaughter in May. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.  

A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz By Göran Rosenberg Other Press, 331 pages

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Two tragedies ruined the life of Göran Rosenberg’s father, once a third-year student in a Polish textile college. The first was the Shoah, which ripped him from his world, then destroyed it. The second took longer, starting at age 24, when he and 30,000 other survivors were brought to Sweden for rehabilitation. Posthumously addressing his… Read More

Oregon Couple to Brew Kosher Kegs

PORTLAND, Ore. — For Theo and Sonia Marie Leikam, the dream is nearly complete. Behind the couple’s tidy Victorian house on a tree-lined street in southeast Portland is a pitched-roof building that vaguely resembles a garage with too small a door. But inside, the gleaming stainless steel tanks, the grain mill and the array of… Read More

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Weiss Memorial Award winners pose for a group photo in the office of Mayor Theodore McKeldin in 1965. Jacob Fisher is in the back row, far right. 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… Read More