Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 5/26

  Teen Brothers On A Roll With Kosher Startup – Two Orthodox Jewish high school students run a kosher and health-conscious sushi company, while their parents make deliveries, for neither are old enough to have a driver’s license! ‘Everybody’s Mother,’ Keeper Of Mikvah, Soon To Retire – A beautiful profile on a remarkable woman – Malka Markovic – […]

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 4/7

B”H there is so much good news this week, partly due to our Orthodox Jewish All Stars event! ‘Better Than An Emmy’: Ten Jewish All-Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A great write-up in the Jewish Press about what it was like to attend JITC’s Orthodox Jewish All Stars event, […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 3/27

Right around when Mark Zuckerberg was founding Facebook, he went to a Purim party at the Harvard Chabad house and danced the night away with Orthodox Jews! Two Orthodox Jews Prevent Bridge Suicide – Two Hassidic Jews from Brooklyn are being credited with saving a 52-year-old  woman from taking her life on the Brooklyn Bridge this past […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 3/10

  Are Orthodox Women Behind One of Fall 2016’s Biggest Fashion Trends? – A new trend that emerged at this fall’s NY fashion week was unconventional layering: layering sleeveless dresses and tops over long sleeved shirts and sweaters. Is it truly unconventional…or a rather conventional tznius layering technique? Stabbing Victim Pulls Knife Out Of Own Neck, […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 2/25

  Kosher Punk: Meet Girls-Only Hasidic Rockers Bulletproof Stockings – Read about the rock band, Bulletproof Stockings, which is made up of 5 Orthodox women – whose audience is made up of only females, in order to follow the laws of kol isha Terror Victim’s Wife At Funeral: ‘You Didn’t Have A Gun But You Ran […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 2/16

Black Rapper Who Found Spiritual Home In Orthodoxy On The Move To Israel – “As his wildly popular collaboration with Gad Elbaz (HaShem Melech 2.0.”) conquers YouTube, Seattle-raised Nissim Baruch Black is taking on a new challenge — the Israeli music scene” For Jewish Women In The UK, New Cracks In Orthodoxy’s Glass Ceiling – Britain’s Chief Rabbi, […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 1/7

Almost-Traditional Jewish Cooking – A New York Time Magazine piece about potato kugel and the difference between American Jewish cooking and Traditional Jewish cooking, featuring hipster hasidic chef, Itta Werdiger Roth and Pomegranate Kids Kicking Cancer Helps Sick Kids Channel Stress and Pain – Watch one of our 2015 All Stars, Rabbi Goldberg, discuss his foundation […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 11/17

Orthodox Jewish Couple Who Postponed Wedding after Terror Attack Invites Public –  Even though Sarah Techiya Litman lost her father, Rabbi Yaakov Litman, and 18-year-old brother, Netanel, to a terrorist shooting in the West Bank last Friday, she and Ariel Beigle will be married next week and have invited the entire country to celebrate with them! Barry […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 11/5

A Brooklyn Bakery Appeals to Observant Jews and Pizza Fans – The New York Times writes about Isaac’s Bake Shop, a kosher, Orthodox owned bakery which has a surprisingly large non-kosher fan base. How ‘Bas Kol’ Became a Viral Hasidic Hit – A Yiddish song, sung at a Chasidic wedding becomes an internet sensation! 10 Stylish, Orthodox […]

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