Best Cookie In Florida Is Kosher & Other Orthodox Jews In The News
by Sara Levine
November 25, 2016
While a secular Jew comes to a Midtown Mitzvah Tank to wrap Tefillin, he begins to realize that his far-away Jewish upbringing is too far for his liking. But can he convince his marrying-out daughter and son to affix mezuzahs with the help of the Lubavitch rabbi?
One of Tel Aviv’s best-kept nocturnal secrets, Hithavut is a vibrant space where ‘A Hasidic rabbi walks into a bar’ is an apt description rather than the start of a joke. This part-nightclub, part-shul is the new place to see, be seen, and find G-d.
Eight years after the Mumbai Chabad House Massacre, Moshe Holtzberg is living with his grandparents in Israel. With the yahrzeit coming up next week on the day before his tenth birthday, he will celebrate his milestone and honor his martyred parents with an understandable mix of emotions.
Australia’s top documentary prize from the Screen Producers of Australia went to a new film offering an exclusive look into Melbourne’s Ultra-Orthodox Adass community. It aired on television there, and was the highest rated show of a special series, with 500,000 viewers.
Zak the Baker has taken Florida’s top ranked cookie spot. Who knew that the best in the state was from a Kosher bakery!
A childless couple who came to Hadassah hospital every week for 27 years to give food to patients and families had their first child. Rabbi Yitzhak and Sima Peretz have been an integral part of the fabric of the Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital for the past 27 years.
A new initiative in Jerusalem aims to have one kosher cafe in every neighborhood keep their doors open on Shabbat, for secular and religious Jews alike to come read, play board games and hear lectures. With the pilot event taking place this Friday night in Nachlaot, a new non-Rabbanut supervision is helping to spearhead it.
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A former Hollywood script editor, Jerusalem event planner, non-profit fundraiser and professional blogger, Sara Levine is an accomplished writer and editor. After graduating from USC's School of Cinematic Arts, her first screenplay was well-received by story executives at major studios. As a journalist, her articles have been published internationally in popular magazines and websites. With over 18 years experience as a story consultant, her notes and critiques on novels and scripts have been used to select and improve material by top studios, networks, agencies and writers in Hollywood and beyond. She is currently at work on her first novel.