If Beauty Pageants Are Passé Why Aren’t Scantily Clad Cheerleaders?

When I was a kid growing up, The Miss America Pageant was one of the biggest TV events we waited to watch every year. The evening gowns, the talent show, the, er, swimsuit competition…? These days, more and more people are asking how we could parade women around like this and judge them on such merits. […]

Mendy Pellin on “Jew in the City Speaks” Radio Show, Ep. 1

Listen to the full radio interview above or here. The New York Times calls him “Stephen Colbert with a beard and a black hat.” Mendy Pellin (one of JITC’s 2012 Orthodox Jewish All Stars) is a young Hasidic comedian and filmmaker who has transformed the face of Jewish entertainment. His stand-up has been seen all […]

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