The Hasidic Jew Who Went Viral on YouTube High-Fiving New Yorkers

In his viral YouTube video “High Five New York,” Brooklyn-born and New Haven-raised Hasidic Jew, Meir Kalmanson, runs around NYC high-fiving New York natives and tourists alike who have their arms extended an attempt to hail a cab. The video, set to upbeat music, has received over two million views to date. Since then, Kalmanson’s […]

New Episode On Challah And Lots of Speaking Gigs!

A week and a half ago, we filmed a new JITC episode on Challah which is being sponsored by Mikva.org. My two daughters, nine and seven, joined me in the video for some mother-daughter challah baking! We teach the viewer my signature challah recipe (cinnamon sugar raisin walnut challah!), talk about the mitzvah of hafrashas […]

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