Cleveland Heights Swears in First Orthodox Jewish Mayor & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Join The “Meet A Jew” Pop-Up In Harlem To Combat The Wave Of Anti-Semitic Incidents
It’s a “Meet a Jew. Make a Friend,” pop-up, with Allison Josephs aka Jew in the City and a small group of ordinary people who happen to be Hasidic and a cross-section of other Orthodox Jews. Jew in the City becomes the first Jewish group to engage in active outreach in a minority community during the ongoing rash of antisemitic assaults and attacks. Passersby will have an opportunity to meet and interact with Orthodox Jews, possibly for the first time, and vice versa.

Anti-Semitic Trolls Impersonate Rabbis, Stoking Hate after Hasidic Attacks
Vile, racist tweets are just a few of the toxic social media posts that have gone unchecked in the days and weeks following a series of anti-Semitic attacks in the New York City region. While the accounts may be fake, the damage they are doing is quite real.

Meet-and-Greet Popup Tent in Harlem Invites Locals to Meet Orthodox Jews
On a gray Monday morning, Allison Josephs stood outside a tent on the corner of 106th Street and Third Avenue in East Harlem hawking coffee and rugelach. She wasn’t looking for signatures on a petition or looking to sell anything. She was just trying to introduce herself to her fellow New Yorkers, as an Orthodox Jew.

‘Meet a Jew’: Feeling Like Targets, These Jews Are Taking Their Case to the Streets of N.Y.C.
A small group of Orthodox Jews pitched a canopy tent with the banner “Meet a Jew, Make a Friend” in East Harlem on Monday, as a gesture of outreach amid the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the area. The initiative was organized by Jew in the City, a group dedicated to reversing negative attitudes about Orthodox Jews. It hopes to forge new connections in the neighborhood as a small-scale response to the recent uptick in violence.

‘Jew In The City’ On The Street Opening Ties With Orthodox Jewish Community
New York City is working to combat a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, and now a non-profit group is reaching out to spread peace through a series of pop-ups. CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports.

How an Engineering Manager Fosters Growth by Investing in Others
Before Tali M., an engineering manager, started her career in technology, she wasn’t planning on getting an advanced degree—much less finding a job and entering the workforce. As a devout Orthodox Jew, her main goal was getting married and raising children like other Jewish women in her community. But when she met her husband, who wanted to dedicate his life as a rabbi, Tali decided to take an active role in providing for her family to allow her husband to focus on his studies and serving his community.

Jason Stein Makes History as Cleveland Heights’ First Orthodox Jewish Mayor
With a Bible held under his left hand by his daughter, and his commitment to the city of Cleveland Heights further confirmed as he repeated the oath, Councilman Jason Stein was sworn in during a ceremony Jan. 6 at Cleveland Heights City Hall. He also became the first Orthodox Jew to hold the office.

Windows 10 Has a Security Flaw So Severe the NSA Disclosed It
“[We are] recommending that network owners expedite implementation of the patch immediately as we will also be doing,” Anne Neuberger said on Tuesday. Neuberger is head of the newly formed NSA Cybersecurity Directorate to improve the NSA’s own internal security and bolster collaboration across departments.

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