Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 11/30
Pigeon Meat and 5 Other Kosher Trends to Watch – Read about 6 Kosher food innovations from this year’s Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show, including squab (or pigeon meat) and chicken soup-flavored potato chips
Gigi Hadid, Kris Jenner, Fete Stylist Monica Rose’s New Jewelry Collaboration – Rose, the stylist behind the fashionable looks of Hadid and the Kardashian-Jenners, has created a jewelry collaboration with Sarah Chloe – whose creator and designer is one of this year’s Orthodox Jewish All Stars – Zahava Reisman!
Thanksgiving Dinner, With a Side of Cholent – Alexander Rapaport, the Hasidic Jew who founded Masbia, New York’s only kosher soup kitchen, has cholent as well as turkey with cranberry sauce on this Thursday’s dinner menu, to make sure everyone visiting the soup kitchen will find something to their liking
Orthodox Jews Vow to Continue Gap-Year Trips to Study in Israel – After 18-year-old Ezra Schwartz was fatally shot by a Palestinian motorist this past Thursday, Jews across the spectrum mourned together, but there has been little to no talk about pulling kids out of their yeshivahs in Israel, or canceling plans for next year’s batch…showing the refusal to abandon Israel and the opportunity for our children to learn there
Here’s a Hanukkah Parody of Walk the Moon’s ‘Shut Up and Dance’ – Watch our 2012 All Stars, the Maccabeats, make latkes in their new Chanukah music video set to Walk the Moon’s ‘Shut Up and Dance’
Finding Peace Within the Holy Texts – Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and his book “Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence,” are quoted in this New York Times article about ISIS and how its fundamentalist anachronism is less medieval and “is in fact typical of what we will see in the decades ahead.”