Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 2/8

weekly round up

Long Island Girl Hoping To Take Ping Pong Talents To Olympics – 2014 All Star, 14-year-old Estee Ackerman is competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic ping pong team in North Carolina this week

Trashed Engagement Ring Found After Frantic Hunt – After losing an expensive engagement band in a trash bag, the dump returned the garbage to the town of Givat Shmuel where volunteers helped recover the jewel for the panicked, ultra-Orthodox, bride-to-be (talk about hashavas aveda!)

Orthodox Volunteers Who Aided Search for Passaic Woman Also Bail People Out of Ordinary Jams – Chaverim – the Orthodox Jewish volunteer organization that is dedicated to helping people out of minor binds, who more recently participated in a search for a missing Orthodox woman in Passaic earlier this month

 BONUS: Jew in the City in the News this week –

Hasidic Guys Watch ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ for the First Time — and Kinda Like It –  Read The Forward‘s take on Hasidic Jews Watch “Fiddler on the Roof” For the First Time…seems like they too ‘kinda liked it’

Tradition, Tradition! Hasidim Watch ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ For First Time – Read The Times of Israel‘s take on our latest video, and relish with us the major Jewish media outlet talking about the diversity within the Hasidic world

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