Haredi Women Filmmakers & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Read The Groundbreaking Orthodox Film Story That’s Now An Award Finalist The Haredi world is generally viewed as an insular patriarchal community that shuns movies, but a fledgling, shadow film industry has been growing quietly for a decade within the confines of this improbable universe. These flicks — dozens of them — are produced, scripted, […]

Pesach Grape Juice Wars & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

The Grape Juice Wars of Passover Orthodox Jews bless and drink a cup of wine three times on the Sabbath and four times at each of the two Seders for Passover. The almost 150-year-old American titan of grape juice: Welch’s, whose name is practically a synonym for grape juice, and the 129-year-old Manischewitz, the world’s […]

The Most Unkosher Passover Pizza Ever

Growing up we kept kosher for Passover but not regular kosher. One year something surprising happened because of this!

Video Recipe: Pesach Power Bowl

Try our gluten free protein, fiber and veggie filled Passover Power bowl if you need a break from all that matzah – did we mention it has fiber? Director of Photography – Elie Gabor http://eliecreative.com Produced by Seth Feldman

The Liquor Guru Rabbi & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Hasidic Rapper Melts Faces of Average New Yorkers These guys were skeptical to say the least, but rapper Sammy K threw down some serious flow. They changed their minds immediately. Laugh, For God’s Sake: The Dos and Don’ts of Ultra-Orthodox Stand-up Comedy So what’s the deal with kaparot, anyway? Orthodox Jewish stand-up comics are taking […]

One Minute Video Recipe: Cheesy Portobello Pesto Passover Pizza

Whip up this yummy, cheesy gluten-free Passover gourmet pizza – this ain’t no bread of affliction!   Thank you to our partners Natural and Kosher Cheeses and Les Petites Fermieres!   This is a sponsored post. To find out how you can sponsor a post, please email paige@jewinthecitydotccom.

Stop Freaking Out About What You’re Going To Cook For Passover!

Pesach is a time of year that can induce anxiety and fear in some people. While there is certainly a considerable amount of work involved in getting both a home and seders ready for the holiday, stressing over what to make should not be on your to do list. Instead of making lots of matzo-meal-laden dishes – perhaps […]

7 Products You Don’t Want To Miss This Passover!

As we begin our preparations for the most involved Jewish holiday of the year, we couldn’t help but get a little excited about these fun, exciting, handy and delicious Pesach products! From the beautiful Ibex Designs hand-painted kriyas yam suf (splitting of the sea) table runner, to the drool-inducing innovation of Manischewitz’s S’more Matzo Kit, […]

Ukraine’s Last Shtetl Preps Pesach & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Fleishik’s Raises the Question — Is a Deli a Deli If it Doesn’t Serve Rye Bread? Fleishik’s Sandwiches, Nosh and Whiskey opened this week in LA to utter madness, with lines of people eager for kosher sandwiches forming out the door. It’s so crazy that the owners are actually reducing the hours of operation until […]

Purim in Hebron & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

How to Host a Shabbat Dinner and Why You Should—Even if You Aren’t Celebrating The rituals of this Friday night tradition have become so much more than a religious experience. What’s better than winding down the week at home filled with your favorite people and the scent of a chicken roasting in the oven? Shabbat—the […]

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