Understanding the Dress Codes of Orthodox Jewish Women and Their Diverse Interpretations
One of the most talked-about aspects of the show Unorthodox is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty’s story from beginning to end. The show’s costume designer Justine Seymour spent hours on meticulous research, including a week-long stint within the Satmar community in New York.
The Kosher Cuisine That is Electrifying the UAE
In light of the developing ties between Israel and Gulf states, a new Jewish catering service opened in Dubai and is drawing the attention of many of the country’s food enthusiasts. Elli Kriel moved to the United Arab Emirates from South Africa and decided to open a Jewish catering service in an attempt to spread the word of kosher Jewish cuisine – and the locals love it.
N.Y.C. Orthodox Jews Accuse De Blasio of ‘Double Standard’ on Shuttered Parks
The city has officially closed all playgrounds in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Orthodox elected officials say the rules are being enforced differently in various parts of the city.
My Garden’s Surprise Visitors
I live in the East End. Most of my neighbours are Jewish, although, as far as I know, I am one of only two Jews who live in my street. The others not so much live as reside in the Novo Sephardi Cemetery behind our house and in the nearby Ashkenazi Cemetery (which opened in 1697), the southeast corner of which touches the northwestern edge of the Novo (1733).
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