Why do we only fry latkes and donuts on Chanukah? Jew in the City, Jamie Geller (Joy of Kosher), Josh Jay ( The Maccabeats) and Mendy Pellin (Jewbellish) team up to blind taste test all the other wacky, yummy, and disgusting foods you can fry!
When most people think of celebrity chef and Orthodox Jewish All Star, Jamie Geller, the obvious image that springs to mind is an aproned, spatula-wielding author of several best-selling kosher cookbooks, and most notably, Joy of Kosher. However, Geller’s professional origin story begins not behind a counter, but behind a camera. As a child growing […]
After months of hard work and planning, we finally had our amazing Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards party last Sunday, on November 24 at the newly renovated Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan thanks to the talents of Sarah Lasry and Chanie Waxler, the JITC team, and our wonderful sponsors (like Ruth Fischl and Freeda Wigs). Several Orthodox Jewish All Stars from this […]
United States Senator Joseph Lieberman, Billboard Top 10 Recording Artist Alex Clare, NYtimes best-selling author Faye Kellerman, professional boxer Dmitriy Salita, basketball star Tamir Goodman, former HBO senior writer/producer Jamie Geller, YouTube a capella sensation The Maccabeats, former U.S. Supreme Court law clerk and founder of non-profit breast cancer support group Rochelle Shoretz, comedian Mendy Pellin, […]
If you are not following JITC on Facebook or twitter, you may not have heard that we’re well into filming our next video, “Orthodox Jewish All Stars.” The concept of the video is to debunk the myth that all Orthodox men are rabbis and that all Orthodox women are homemakers who are prohibited to work outside the […]