Shabbat With the Israeli Billionaire Founder of WeWork and Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Shabbat With the Israeli Billionaire Founder of WeWork and Other Orthodox Jews in the News


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Opioid Abuse in the Orthodox Jewish Community
Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue. Drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, according to the federal government. Nationwide, more than 33,000 people died from causes related to heroin and prescription pain pills in 2015. Fox5NY covers how this affects the Orthodox Jewish community.

Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell Confess Their Real-Life Bad Moms Moments
Kunis and her husband celebrate Shabbat with their kids. “We do Shabbat at our house. At Shabbat, you have a sip of wine. My daughter has had a sip of wine since she was born,” says Kunis of 3-year-old Wyatt Isabelle.

Why Muslim & Jewish Modest Fashion Is So Popular, But Christian Fashion Week Failed
Click around today on modesty blogs, such as downtowndemure.com or fabologie, check out the wares at labels like Mimu Maxi, Sweet Salt, or retailers like Modli, and you won’t see anything that would look even slightly out of place on the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn on a Thursday night. The fact that you could also wear these outfits to synagogue on a Friday is just a bonus.

The Israeli Entrepreneur Who Discovered Shabbat
Adam Neumann is one of the most successful Israeli entrepreneurs in the world. He founded an American company worth $20 billion, and his capital was recently estimated at $2.6 billion. But despite all that, he is a Sabbath observer who does not work nor take phone calls on the seventh day of the week.

Jewish Owned Ride-Sharing Startup Strikes A Deal On ‘Shark Tank’
When the now 25 year-old Isaac Deutsch came to Zoli Honig in January 2015 with an idea for a free, electric, car-sharing service, Honig, now 29, told his friend, “You’re nuts! It’s not going to work.” But within one year the pair had launched WaiveCar, a service which allows users to locate a nearby electric car via an app and drive it for up to two hours for free, thanks to the paid advertisements on the car. In crisp black t-shirts and matching kippot, the WaiveCar creators pitched their company with the precocious charm of two Jewish Newsies fresh from a trip to Silicon Valley. I wanted to pinch their cheeks and give them all of my money.

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