Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 1/24

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 1/24


Can Haredi Women Learn to Lean In? – Livia Levine, a management teacher at a Haredi women’s college discusses the cultural and religious norms that prevent (even the women in college studying management) from believing they can succeed in business

Candy-Making Holocaust Survivor Believed to Be World’s Oldest Man – The Polish-born Auschwitz survivor, Yisrael Kristal, 112, achieved that status this week after Yasutaro Koide of Japan, also 112, died

 A Career in Law That Almost Didn’t Happen – Aaron Twerski, a Hassidic Jew who teaches law, tells the story of how he initially received no job offers, even after completing a teaching fellowship at Harvard, because he was “too religious”

Inside the World of Ultra-Orthodox Dating  – A piece on the pros and cons of young people dating through the Haredi shidduch-system

Slain Mother Dafna Meir Lauded for Heroics Fighting Off Stabber – Nurse, mother to four, and foster mother to two recalled as joyful and always willing to help; was buried in Jerusalem on Monday after being killed in a terror attack in her own home in the West Bank

Remembering a World-Changer – A video remembering the life of Danielle Moffson, an Observant Jew who helped to make the world a better place, after she died in a car accident in Honduras




Rikki is the Director of Operations at Jew in the City

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