In 2013, a Hasidic filmmaker took the world by storm with her critically acclaimed feature length film, Fill the Void. It was distributed by Sony Pictures and premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Its writer-director, Rama Burstein, is a hasidic baalas teshuva, whose newest effort, The Wedding Plan, comes out this weekend (it opens May 12 in […]
For the last four years, chefs from all over the world have tried to “Beat Bobby Flay” on the Food Network show of the same name. They have gone head to head with this culinary legend, cooking red prawn, scallops, fish squid, and pork chops. But last week, Top Chef alum, Alex Reznik, of LA […]
How to Host a Shabbat Dinner and Why You Should—Even if You Aren’t Celebrating The rituals of this Friday night tradition have become so much more than a religious experience. What’s better than winding down the week at home filled with your favorite people and the scent of a chicken roasting in the oven? Shabbat—the […]
Revelio! Hogwarts Haggadah Ready — Just In Time For Passover Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg of Queens, New York is set to release his “Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah” within the next two weeks. The haggadah, the book used as a companion to the Passover seder, will include explanations of the Seder rituals and texts through a Harry Potter […]
Donald Trump Taps Hardline Orthodox Attorney as Israel Ambassador Donald Trump has nominated David Friedman, a Jewish Orthodox bankruptcy lawyer, to serve as his ambassador to Israel. Friedman served as an adviser to Trump during the campaign and is believed to be a strong force behind the President-elect’s hardline pro-Israel stance. Kung Pao Kosher Comic […]
Looking for some exotic, top-of-the-line kosher foods to make your Chanukah parties pop? Join us on our first ever Chanukah Haul at Pomegranate. It’s my first time here, and I’m drooling! This post was sponsored. To learn how you can sponsor a post, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether we’re thrilled with our choices of candidates or not, America undeniably has election fever. As we saw recently, Orthodox Jews have always had a place in the leadership of the United States. Now, more than ever, observant Jews are making their mark on contemporary politics. Here are some Shabbos-observers who are at work in […]