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Israeli Bomb Shelter Date Leads to Marriage Proposal!

Some dates bomb. Others end up in bomb shelters. It has been a rough … More

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WSJ Asks “Passover or Spring Break?” I Respond

The Wall Street Journal has been very interested in Passover themed stories … More

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BuzzFeed “How Much Do You Know About Orthodox Jews?” Quiz

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An Open Letter To Hollywood Producers From An Orthodox Jew

An Open Letter To Hollywood Producers From An Orthodox Jew

Hey Hollywood producers and directors: We Orthodox Jews are not just the punchlines to your jokes. Try meeting us and learning about our nuances.

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Exclusive On Joe Lieberman: The Story of His Religious Journey

Last year I had the surreal experience of schlepping tons of video equipment through the bowels of Congress with our film crew to sit down for an exclusive video interview with Senator Joe Lieberman. He made me laugh and left me inspired. Senator Joseph Lieberman, former Vice Presidential Candidate for Al Gore, shares the story […]

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AMAZING Challah Recipe and the Meaning Behind the Mitzvah

Learn how to make my signature Cinnamon, Raisin, Walnut Challah in this fun mother daughter challah baking video. And discover the deeper meaning behind the mitzvah of separating challah (hafrashas challah). This video was sponsored by Mikvah.org

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Who Is Jew in the City? The Back Story To JITC’s Beginning

Learn about the tragic story that started Jew in the City creator Allison Josephs on her spiritual journey and why she started Jew in the City.

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A Response To The NYPost’s Holy Chic – JITC Unplugged

This is our new behind the scenes JITC spinoff: JITC Unplugged. The NYPost reported on some of the most extreme measures some Orthodox women have taken to make their makeup last on Shabbos in their article “Holy Chic” but it didn’t give the whole story. Here’s JITC’s response.

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Orthodox Jewish All Stars: With Alex Clare, Joe Lieberman, Faye Kellerman and More!

Are all Orthodox Jewish men rabbis? Are Orthodox Jewish women allowed to work? Find out from these Orthodox Jewish All Stars!

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“Mikvah: Splish Splash Is It a Jewish Bath?” Ep. 6, Season 2

What is a mikvah? Who goes to it and why?

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Jew in the City: Freeda Wigs Makeover Edition

Jew in the City gets ambushed by Freeda Wigs! It’s the world’s first sheitel makeover! (Video is meant for women.)

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“Science vs. Religion: Mayim Bialik and the OTHER Big Bang Theory” Ep. 4, Season 2

Actress Mayim Bialik asks Jew in the City how she can reconcile the science she’s studied with the Jewish beliefs she holds dear.

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The Apple iDip (Happy New Year!)

Disclaimer: Jew in the City is not responsible for what your kid might do to your iPhone if he or she watches this.

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“Shabbat: The Rest of the Story,” Ep. 3, Season 2

What does it mean to “rest” on Shabbat? And what exactly do you do on a day of rest? Watch this video to find out.

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“Is Birth Control Kosher for Orthodox Jews?” Ep.2, Season 2

Why do Orthodox Jews have so many kids? Is birth control ever allowed? Watch this video to find out.

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“The Jewish Secret to Financial Freedom,” Ep. 1, Season 2

Feeling out of control with the current recession? Watch this video to learn the Jewish secret to financial freedom.

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Jew in the City Season One Bloopers

Some funny outtakes from Season One (in case you thought Orthodox Jews were always serious).

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“The Jewish Afterlife,” Episode 7

Does Judaism believe in an afterlife? Watch this video to find out.

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