Kippahs In Coke Super Bowl Ad & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

500 Years After Being Wiped Out, Sicilian Jewish Life is Reborn A vibrant community was expelled from Sicily under the Spanish Inquisition in 1493. Residents are rediscovering their hidden roots today thanks to the dedication of a new shul and an increasing number of resources. Stunning Court Decision Approves Passover Punishment The U.S. Court of […]

How To Love Your Political Opponent As You Love Yourself

“Love your neighbor as you love yourself,” the foundation of Judaism and the basis of the Golden Rule is not too hard to imagine in a vacuum or even in real life if you’re neighbor’s a nice guy. But what if your neighbor is your political opponent? How could could you possibly love your political […]

Now Hiring: Social Media Intern

Calling all Social Media Mavens! We are looking for a savvy volunteer intern to help us with our already-thriving social media channels. The right candidate will run Jew in the City’s Pinterest page, make YouTube edits and contribute to our Instagram, among other duties. This will be a great learning experience as well as a […]

Interns Wanted at Jew in the City

 At Jew in the City we know an organization is only as good as its team. Now’s your chance to add your talents and passions to our efforts. We’re looking for a few dedicated volunteer interns who want to help us break down stereotypes about Orthodox Jews and show the meaning, fun and relevance in an […]

In Defense of Un-plugging

A few weeks ago, on a Friday night, after a delicious meal, I curled up in bed, and started to read a New York magazine article called “In Defense of Distraction“. I say “started to read” and not “read” because the writer went on and on for so many pages there was only so much I could take before I got, well, […]

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