Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 4/28

Why Is This Matzo Different From All Other Matzos? – An article about shmura matzah in the New York Times that delves into an “unintended” side effect of kosher law: better tasting food. Bialik: Tough To Be Shomer Shabbat In Hollywood – Hollywood actress, and friend of Jew in the City, Mayim Bialik, reveals what its like to be […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 10/26

Hipster or Hasidic? – Jimmy Kimmel Live has a new segment where close-up images of bearded men are shown, and the audience has to guess if that mouth belongs to a Hipster or a Hasid Jennifer Graham: Whatever Happened to modesty? – Wendy Shalit, author of Return to Modesty, is quoted talking about modesty-shaming and Playboy‘s new policy […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 9/24

Three Wheels and Three Walls in NY – Levi Duchman invented the ‘pedi-sukkah’ – a mobile sukkah, attached to a tricycle that can now be found in 15 states and five different countries The Jewish College Soccer Team Defying Stereotypes – The Yeshiva University ‘Maccabees’ are as dedicated to making their own minyan before a match […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 8/24

Prominent US-Based Haredi Rabbis Declare Obligation to Report Child Abuse to Police – The letter addresses the need to prevent and eradicate the epidemic of child abuse in the Jewish community, and was signed by over 100 Rabbis (several of these Rabbis are the very same we reached out to, to support the halachic prenup and help prevent agunos) […]

Mayim Bialik Weighs In On Cecil the Lion And Human Life

Editor’s Note: Yesterday Allison Josephs (aka Jew in the City) posted this Dennis Prager article along with the caption “Thoughts?” on Facebook. In his article, Prager wrote about the death of Cecil and spoke out against hunting, poaching, and cruelty to animals – all VERY against Judaism. But then he noted something upsetting: some people seem to […]

JITC and Mayim Bialik Interview and Transcripts from the AP

We are still waiting for the footage from the AP of the complete interview that Mayim and I did back in August, but here’s one online clip that came out, which has footage from “The Big Bang Theory,” “Jew in the City,” and the interview itself.

New JITC Video in Production: Orthodox Jewish All Stars!

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 […]

JITC TV Interview at the Associated Press

You know how they say “good things come to those who wait?” Well, impatient people like me never want to wait long enough to find out if that’s actually true, but sometimes we’re forced to! It took over a year, but finally, finally an interview with AP television happened, and because it took so long […]

Mayim Bialik’s Car Accident And The Illusion of a Stable World

When I logged onto Facebook yesterday at around 5pm, the first thing I saw was a status update, “Oh no, Mayim!” linked to an article entitled, “Mayim Bialik Hospitalized in Car Wreck, May Lose Finger.” I was in shock. I had just spoken to Mayim the night before. We were supposed to learn later that […]

JITC Makes it To Italy, A Radio Interview, and is An Influencer of The 30th Most Influential Jew

Jew in the City has gotten lots of coverage in Jewish newspapers and websites over the last few years, but as we continue to spread our mission, the secular press is taking note more and more! If you head over to the press page, you’ll see an article on Panorama.it (a leading Italian news site) […]

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