Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 7/29/16

Sports Minister to Skip Rio Opening Ceremony Due to Shabbat Representing the country of the Jewish People, this non-observant Israeli will represent all Jews when she does not attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Why Being an Orthodox Jewish Mom Makes Me a Better CEO Orthodox Jewish All Star Sarah Hofstetter writes this […]

Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round-Up 7/1/16

‘Rising Above’ Helps Kids Overcome Challenges Through Inspirational Stories Parents are always looking for ways to motivate their kids. In this Parenting report, NY1’s Shelley Goldberg is joined by Gregory Zuckerman and his son Elijah, authors of “Rising Above,” who found inspiration in personal stories from some well-known athletes. Their kippahs are proudly visible throughout […]

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 9/16

Filter Fish – At Life’s End, Rediscovering the Joys of a Childhood Favorite – Oliver Sacks, neurologist and best-selling author, passed away on August 30th. He writes of his early love of his mother’s gefilte fish, the caretaker who learned to make it for him many years later, and how, at the end of his life, […]

Orthodox Jews In The News: Weekly Round Up

Welcome to “JITC’s Weekly Round-Up:” a new weekly post we’ll be putting out every Friday which collects all of the positive news stories about Orthodox Jews we found from that week.  KJ Resident Turns Yeshiva’s Refusal Into Positive Experience, Graduates From YU After being rejected from a yeshivah in his own community, Elimelech Wagschal successfully graduated […]

Orthodox Jewish All Stars Party Recap!!

After months of hard work and planning, we finally had our amazing Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards party last Sunday, on November 24 at the newly renovated Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan thanks to the talents of Sarah Lasry and Chanie Waxler, the JITC team, and our wonderful sponsors (like Ruth Fischl and Freeda Wigs). Several Orthodox Jewish All Stars from this […]

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 […]

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