Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round-Up 9/23/16

Hamilton Creator Helps Yeshiva University Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the uber-popular, groundbreaking musical Hamilton, has something powerful to share about Yeshiva University. While he received an honorary PhD from YU and his mother teaches there, it is his reverence for all that the school has achieved that inspires him to help their campaign. […]

Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round-Up 9/2/16

  Two Religious Women Take World Thai Boxing Titles Both 18 and religious Jews, Nili Block and Sarah Abraham won gold medals in international competition in Thailand. Both girls take kosher food along when traveling to meets, and consulted with a rabbi about how to handle bouts on the Sabbath. Esther Jungreis, Known As the […]

How Gene Wilder’s “The Frisco Kid” Inspired Me To Become Hasidic

American acting icon and double Academy Award Nominee Gene Wilder passed away yesterday at the age of 83. Born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wilder made his way to New York to pursue his dreams. From his start at The Actor’s Studio and his best-known, starring roles in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory and his […]

Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 8/26/16

  Woman’s Funeral Had No Attendees So 30 Strangers Showed Up When no one showed up to Francine Stein’s funeral, a viral online post from the daughter of the officiating rabbi drew a crowd of 30 Orthodox Jews to help out. The mitzvah of levayas hameis just happens to also be a kiddush Hashem. How […]

Three Lives We’ve Changed At Project Makom

We are changing lives at Project Makom. With nearly 700 people in our Facebook group and almost 200 who came out to in-person events this year, not only are we reaching a large number of people, we are impacting them profoundly. Check out three stories from our Makom members below, then please help us continue to grow. We have secured […]

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Orthodox Jewish All Star, Greg Zuckerman, WSJ Reporter

“Even on the most important story of the year, I wasn’t going to work that day. And everyone knew that.”  

Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 7/22/16

In One 16-Year-Old Jewish Boy, The Face of the Anti-Trump Protest In an incredibly brave move, this frum  teen took a stand against hate during his lunch break. Watch the compelling video here.   Your Kids Need to Learn this Powerful Lifelong Lesson The inspiring Orthodox family featured recently on Humans of New York is […]

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Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round-Up 7/1/16

‘Rising Above’ Helps Kids Overcome Challenges Through Inspirational Stories Parents are always looking for ways to motivate their kids. In this Parenting report, NY1’s Shelley Goldberg is joined by Gregory Zuckerman and his son Elijah, authors of “Rising Above,” who found inspiration in personal stories from some well-known athletes. Their kippahs are proudly visible throughout […]

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