Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 9/9/16

Chabad Rabbis in Africa Find Spiritual Fulfillment and Crime These atypical Chabad shluchim are transforming Africa with kosher food, mikvah, Jewish communal life and Shabbos observance. What started out as a mission to help the Israelis who moved there to aid Africans has become much more. The Ultra-Orthodox Jews Combining Tech and the Torah On […]

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 – […]

This Orthodox Jewish Kid Just Improved Uber

2014 Orthodox Jewish All Star Joshua Meier, born and raised Modern Orthodox in Teaneck New Jersey, may be one of the most accomplished twenty-year-olds you’ll ever meet. Named one of CNN’s “Eight Whiz Kids who are the Future of Medicine,” in May of 2014, Joshua won fourth place in Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and first […]

Is Technology Decreasing Our Happiness?

A few months ago I boarded a plane to Australia, psyched for my speaking tour, but dreading the fourteen hour ride that awaited me. I had planned to finish writing my book on the flight, but the minute I sat down, it became apparent that all I was going to do was procrastinate. Fortunately (or […]

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