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The African American Mesivta Basketball Player & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

The African American Mesivta Basketball Player & Other Orthodox Jews in the News


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Jacob Benezra Has a Unique Story to Tell as an African American, Jewish Basketball Player
When he arrives at the bench, the hoodie comes off to reveal that his head is covered by a bright blue yarmulke with an engraved orange basketball. At that point, something even rarer is divulged — an African American Jewish teenager playing high school basketball for an Orthodox Jewish team.

He Is Jewish, But Being Santa Is His Calling
Rick Rosenthal has been a year-round Santa for nearly seven years — maybe no surprise given his jolly demeanor and bushy white beard. What sets this Santa apart is something entirely different: his Orthodox Jewish faith.

Life Magazine: Meet the Frum Fashion Bloggers Setting Trends Through Instagram
Muslim bloggers have grown in popularity, with many amassing huge fanbases on social media. On a smaller, but equally powerful global scale are a handful of Orthodox Jewish women who’ve broken into the secular world of fashion and beauty blogging.

For Kosher Instagram Stars, The Food is Just the Appetizer
There was a plate of salsa-laden, beefy homemade sausages on the table, but professional foodies Naomi Nachman and Chani Apfelbaum, with a combined following of 70,000 people on Instagram, hadn’t reached for their phones to spread the gospel. Yet.

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Sara Levine

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.

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