Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 8/12/16

  Jeremy Piven Becomes a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem With an *entourage* consisting of Amare Stoudemire and Omri Casspi, Jeremy Piven had a service at Aish HaTorah’s world center, overlooking the Kotel. Better yet, he was given the gift of helping Hatzalah save lives. A Rabbi Who Keeps Things Kosher at Manischewitz Mashgiachs have a […]

Meet Tamir Goodman, The Yid Who Could Dunk

Tamir Goodman was dubbed the “Jewish Jordan” in 1999 by Sports Illustrated as a high school basketball player. Ranked among the top 25 drafted high school athletes in the year he graduated, he averaged 35.4 points per game while remaining Shomer Shabbos. He was named MVP of the prestigious Capital Classic All-Star game, a title […]

Orthodox Jewish All Star, Ilana Wernick, Emmy-Winning Producer

“When I was starting my career, people would say to me – ‘Oh, you can’t be a TV writer and be Orthodox.” Meet Emmy Award-winning writer and producer, Ilana Wernick, producer and co-producer of The King of Queens, Modern Family, and The Middle, who proved everyone wrong in the best way.

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round-Up 6/17

  Netflix Readies Animated ‘Spy Kids,’ ‘Llama Llama’ Series Orthodox Jewish All Star Saul Blinkoff is directing a new kids’ program based on the beloved books. Stay tuned for it coming soon on Netflix!   Enough With the Gefilte Fish. I’ll Have Sushi. A fun exploration into how and when sushi became such a booming […]

Orthodox Jewish All Star, Gail Hoffman, Columbia University Treasurer

Gail Hoffman is the first Orthodox Jew to hold a senior administration position in Columbia University. “I don’t know what it would be like to live without a spiritual side.”

Nominations For The 5th Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Open

In 2012, Jew in the City launched “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” with a video that showcased some of the most professionally successful Orthodox Jews in the world today. In 2013, we opened up nominations to the public and with our committee chose ten new Orthodox Jewish All Stars whose achievements were celebrated at a beautiful Chanukah-timed event which got […]

Orthodox Jewish All Star, Dr. Jeremy England, “The Next Darwin”

Meet Orthodox Jewish All Star – Dr. Jeremy England – award-winning MIT physicist who many call “the next Darwin”!! “I don’t think there is any problem being a scientist while also having a commitment to Hakadosh Baruch Hu and Torah…those who see a strong tension there either need to have a subtler understanding of the […]

Orthodox Jewish All Stars: Joyce Azria, Barry Simon & More!

Can an Orthodox Jewish woman run a world renowned fashion company or be a four-time Emmy winning producer on “The Today Show?” Can an Orthodox Jewish man be a Disney director and animator or the dean of one of the most prestigious law schools in the U.S.? Find out here! Click here for the complete […]

Announcing Jew in the City’s 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars!!

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism to the world through digital media. This year’s All Stars are an extremely accomplished and diverse group, and, in addition […]

Orthodox Jewish All Stars 2013 Nominations Now Open

Last year, Jew in the City brought you the Orthodox Jewish All Stars which

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