Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 5/16

FYI Cable Network’s New Season Of ‘Arranged’ Features An Orthodox Couple’s Wedding Journey – The TV show, “Arranged,” features three American couples as they prepare for their arranged marriages and shadows the newlyweds for a short time after the wedding. This season one of the three featured arrangements is Modern Orthodox couple Vicki and Ben I […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 3/27

Right around when Mark Zuckerberg was founding Facebook, he went to a Purim party at the Harvard Chabad house and danced the night away with Orthodox Jews! Two Orthodox Jews Prevent Bridge Suicide – Two Hassidic Jews from Brooklyn are being credited with saving a 52-year-old  woman from taking her life on the Brooklyn Bridge this past […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 2/8

Long Island Girl Hoping To Take Ping Pong Talents To Olympics – 2014 All Star, 14-year-old Estee Ackerman is competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic ping pong team in North Carolina this week Trashed Engagement Ring Found After Frantic Hunt – After losing an expensive engagement band in a trash bag, the dump returned the garbage to the […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 12/14

Netanyahu Appoints Rabbi Drukman’s Student as Next Mossad Chief – “With Cohen’s appointment, three of Israel’s top security officials — the heads of Mossad, the Shabak chief, and police commissioner — are now observant Jews.” Orthodox Jews Grapple With How to Talk About Sexual Assault, Domestic Abuse – More than 1,000 ultra-Orthodox and Orthodox Jews from around the world […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 11/30

Pigeon Meat and 5 Other Kosher Trends to Watch – Read about 6 Kosher food innovations from this year’s Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show, including squab (or pigeon meat) and chicken soup-flavored potato chips Gigi Hadid, Kris Jenner, Fete Stylist Monica Rose’s New Jewelry Collaboration – Rose, the stylist behind the fashionable looks of Hadid […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 10/16

Why Secular-to-Orthodox Memoirs Matter – Julie Sugar, a baalat teshuva and writer, details some ideas about the prevalence and popularity of OTD memoirs like Unorthodox and why memoirs about becoming Orthodox are much more rare Orthodox Woman Says Gym Threatened to Arrest Her for Working Out in a Skirt – Yosefa Jalal’s gym membership was revoked when she […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 9/24

Three Wheels and Three Walls in NY – Levi Duchman invented the ‘pedi-sukkah’ – a mobile sukkah, attached to a tricycle that can now be found in 15 states and five different countries The Jewish College Soccer Team Defying Stereotypes – The Yeshiva University ‘Maccabees’ are as dedicated to making their own minyan before a match […]

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