Arts & Life Features

Are You Ready for Passover Bingo: Coronavirus Quarantine Edition?

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By Beth Kanter The question of “why is this night different than all others” takes on a whole other meaning this year as we get...
Mollee Kruger

Mollee Kruger: Reflection of a 20th-Century Woman

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Story and photo by Sonia Owchariw Poet and essayist Mollee Kruger’s 91st birthday was March 28. Named after her Aunt Molly, Kruger is known at...

‘The Band’s Visit’ to Visit Baltimore: Israeli Musical Bridges Divides

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This show has been postponed. An Egyptian police band is on their way to perform at the Arab Cultural Center in Petah Tikvah. After a...

Tubman and Torah

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Performance on the Egyptian bondage and American slavery comes to Owings Mills.

Jewish Jokers: Baltimore Comedians on Their Lives in Stand-Up

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“This has been kind of a big week for me. I did recently have to buy a pregnancy test,” said Baltimore resident and comedian...

Visiting Musician Avi Avital Wants You to Fall in Love with the Mandolin

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Israeli musician Avi Avital is a rock star on the mandolin, and he is on a personal mission to popularize an underrated instrument. His next step...

‘Doctor Who’ Loves Its Nazi Storylines — But Where Are the Jews?

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By failing to include Jewish characters in both their allegorical and historical episodes, “Doctor Who” simply continues telling stories about triumph against indiscriminate hate rather than strengthening the heart of any Nazi-fighting episode by seriously exploring what it would look like to face an enemy with such a very discriminate hatred.
Close-up of rusty chain link fence next to an empty paved lot with houses on the perimeter.

1000 Friends Envision a Revitalized Pikesville

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Two ol’ buddies are going to save Pikesville. At least they will, after they finish up a few hundred breakfast meetings. One of those buddies...

Hispánico Ballet’s Jewish Choreographer Explores Her Roots With Art

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Andrea Miller, 37, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, but it never felt like home to her. She defines herself as someone with...

People of the Land: Exploring Judaism’s Rural Roots

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“Judaism as a religion is deeply tuned to seasonal and agricultural cycles,” said Josh Rosenstein, founder of Edible Eden Baltimore Foodscapes, which designs, installs,...