Orthodox Jews In The News: Weekly Round Up 8/17

Orthodox Jews In The News: Weekly Round Up 8/17


Oliver Sacks: Sabbath – A homosexual doctor discusses his early love of Shabbos, how he lost it…and how he got it back. The article also recounts the moving way our 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Star, Nobel Laureate, Robert Aumman, treated his gay cousin

Rabbi Harizy’s Man Camp – Read how the Rabbi helps people “get married and stay married”, from behind the counter at a falafel restaurant

Modest Swimwear Makes Big Waves – Check out this interview with modesty maven and Orthodox Jew (and personal friend!) Wendy Shalit

Resurf Aims to Teach At-Risk Kids how to Surf and Stay Afloat in Life – Oran Bendelstein surfs, helps kids at-risk, and is an Orthodox Jew

A Chabad rabbi makes United States Air Force history – After five weeks of training in Alabama, with only pre-packaged kosher meals to eat, last week Seattle-based Chabad Lubavitch Rabbi Elie Estrin became the first Chabad officer in the history of the United States Air Force



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