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Stan Alliker, Levindale president, presents flowers to an employee 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/

Jewish Noir Edited by Kenneth Wishnia PM Press, 448 pages

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“Jewish Noir,” an anthology of more than 30 tales, offers just as many interpretations and flavors of noir. And throughout them weaves the thread that editor Kenneth Wishnia tugs at in the introduction: fatalism and rootlessness — “a person who is at home nowhere,” — defines the characters as well as the characteristics of a… Read More

MSNBC Apologizes for ‘Not Factually Accurate’ Maps of Israel

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MSNBC apologized for using “not factually accurate” maps in a segment discussing the violence that has erupted across Israel in recent weeks. “MSNBC Live” host Kate Snow acknowledged last week that her show displayed maps describing present-day Israel as a Palestinian state in 1946, when the area was under British mandate rule. The series of… Read More

{Snapshots — 10/30/15}

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Members of Sinai Hospital School of Nursing’s class of 1909 pose for a class photo. (Courtesy of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 2010.020.046) 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… Read More

Portugal Issues First Passport Under New Sephardic Law

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Officials in Lisbon approved the naturalization of a Panamanian national who applied for a Portuguese passport under recent legislation benefiting the descendants of Sephardic Jews. Alfonso Paredes was the first applicant to obtain Portuguese nationality since new regulations for the naturalization of Sephardic Jews went into effect in March, according to the Jewish Community of… Read More

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Members (or friends) of the Groebel family pose with their puppy in this photo from the 1930s. 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/

{Snapshots — 10/16/15}

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A young member or friend of the Weinberg family poses in a photo booth, circa 1940. 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/