Arts & Culture

Playwright Jennie Berman Eng goes in search of an ‘authentic’ Holocaust movie

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  https://vimeo.com/410255432 Jennie Berman Eng doesn’t mind being labeled a Jewish playwright. In fact, she proudly owns the moniker as the first-place winner of the Ninth...

Watch a scene from Jewish Plays Project winner

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https://vimeo.com/410255432 Playwright Jennie Berman Eng, of Alexandria, was the Jewish Plays Project winner for her "A Moving Picture." The play explores truth and facts as...

8 incredible Israeli shows you may not have heard of

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By Brandon Schuster It’s no secret that for more than a decade now, Hollywood has turned toward Israel to look for new show formats that...

Reading into Charles Rammelkamp

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At 68, Charles Rammelkamp recently published his book of poems, “Catastroika.” The Baltimore writer had always been a fan of good literature. In college, he...

Laura Zam takes on sexual healing in ‘The Pleasure Plan’

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Laura Zam hated sex. With a passion. The District-based solo performer, writer, public speaker and most recently sexuality educator suffered for decades from painful...

‘Shtisel’ season three now in production

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Production on the third season of "Shtisel" is now underway, Deadline reported on Aug. 5. Filming in Israel had been scheduled to begin in...

Leon Fleisher: ‘It’s still about the music’

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Pianist Leon Fleisher died Aug. 2 at age 92. Below, we repost our 2019 profile of him. By Susan C. Ingram Leon Fleisher was voted prettiest...
Anna Sellheim

Cartoonist Anna Sellheim connects through DIY comics

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Abortion. Depression. Anxiety. These can be difficult topics to broach at the dinner table. But Anna Sellheim makes them a focus of her work...

Reading along with D.C. Council member Brianne Nadeau

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By Brianne Nadeau Brianne Nadeau has represented the District’s Ward 1 on the D.C. Council since 2015. She’s been a voracious reader a lot longer...

What we’re reading

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Here are the books that are taking the writers, editors and interns of Washington Jewish Week and Baltimore Jewish Times through the summer. “Defending Jacob”...