A Chat With Billboard Top 10 Musician And Orthodox Jew, Alex Clare

As the Grammy Awards approach, the music industry hands out honors to an elite few. The American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) does the same, and when they name someone songwriter of the year, they mean business. Did you know that in 2014 that honor fell to a Hasidic Jew? Alex Clare is a […]

Zak the Baker’s Haute Glatt…and Other Orthodox Jews in the News

This New Kosher Deli May Be Miami’s Hippest Restaurant The instant success of Stern’s deli isn’t too surprising given that Zak the Baker — both his bakery and the man himself — have garnered numerous accolades since setting up shop four years ago. Stern has achieved the seemingly impossible: His eateries are decidedly cool and […]

The Luxury Year-Round Kosher Hotel You MUST Visit!

In my late teens, I started keeping kosher and quickly discovered that for many Orthodox Jewish travelers, pots, pans, frozen meats and cheeses are automatic suitcase stuffers for every trip. While living a life of Torah and mitzvos gives me much meaning and pleasure, and I recognize that anything good in life comes with tradeoffs, […]

Shabbos Technicians at 5 Star Hotels & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

  Film Review: Keep Quiet “Keep Quiet” is a fascinating documentary featuring Csanad Szegedi, a prominent, unabashedly anti-Semitic leader of controversial extremist groups whose political career derails when it emerges that his own family was Jewish not so long ago — even falling victim to the same Holocaust he and his cronies have denied.  Abruptly […]

Natn’l Jewish Book Award Winners & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists Orthodox Jewish authors Zev Eleff and Yehoshua November were named finalists in the National Jewish Book Awards. November’s second book of poetry, Two Worlds Exist, and Eleff’s Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism and Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Documentary History all received […]

Yeshiva Floor Hockey in NYTimes & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

An Interview With The First Hasidic Woman Elected To Public Office In The U.S. Attorney and Hasidic community activist (and Orthodox Jewish All Star!) Rachel Freier won a contested primary for a civil court judgeship in Brooklyn’s 5th Judicial District and took her seat on the bench this week as a civil court judge. Freier, […]

Wine Snobs Taste Kosher Wine

Is kosher wine just the sweet stuff from Passover or can kosher wine rival the non-kosher stuff? These wine snobs find out!

Eight Crazy Nights of Chanukah Cheese Pairings: Night 8

On the final night of Chanukah, Chef Isaac showed us Garlic, Onion and Chive Cheese with Pesto!   This post was sponsored. To learn how you can sponsor a post, please email paige@jewinthecity.com.

Eight Crazy Nights of Chanukah Cheese Pairings: Night 7

On the seventh night of Chanukah, Chef Isaac showed us Port Wine and Cranberry Cheese with Mango Chutney! This post was sponsored. To learn how you can sponsor a post, please email paige@jewinthecity.com.

Eight Crazy Nights of Chanukah Cheese Pairings – Night 6

For the sixth night of Chanukah, Chef Isaac showed us…Aged Parmigiano Reggiano with Red Pepper Mostarda! This post was sponsored. To learn how you can sponsor a post, please email paige@jewinthecity.com.  

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