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 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 3/10

  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 1/14

Fundamentally Freund: The Stirring Revival of Sicily’s Bnei Anousim – “More than five centuries after the forced conversion to Catholicism of large numbers of Sicilian Jews, followed by the expulsion of the rest, a nascent rebirth is well underway, as growing numbers of Sicily’s Bnei Anousim (“Marranos”) now seek to embrace the heritage of their ancestors.” […]

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 […]

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