Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 10/16

weekly round upWhy Secular-to-Orthodox Memoirs Matter – Julie Sugar, a baalat teshuva and writer, details some ideas about the prevalence and popularity of OTD memoirs like Unorthodox and why memoirs about becoming Orthodox are much more rare

Orthodox Woman Says Gym Threatened to Arrest Her for Working Out in a Skirt – Yosefa Jalal’s gym membership was revoked when she refused to take off her skirt in a kickboxing class at Lucille Roberts (a women’s-only) health-club – she is filing a federal law suit for religious discrimination

Entrepreneur Turns eBay Sales into $2-Million Business – Marty Babayov, a 23 year old Orthodox Jew, makes 2 million dollars a year with his online menswear enterprise

The Secular WSJ Columnist Who Inspired The Shabbos Project
The Orthodox Women Who Clothed Hundreds Of Kids With No Funding

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