Artist's Collage Becomes Congregation's Exploration of Faith

Few things strike fear in the hearts of adults quite like an artist's paintbrush.

The fear is born, no doubt, from a third- grade teacher who criticized your painting of a pink polka-dotted cat and insisted you follow proper two-point perspective when drawing a picture of your house.

So members of Temple Emanuel were understandably addled when muralist Jay Wolf Schlossberg Cohen handed them brushes and asked them to paint impressions of faith, history, the Holocaust, prayer, hope, civil rights, the Torah, the environment and the future of a modest temple in Reisterstown.

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