Author Archives: Allison Josephs

Allison Josephs
Allison Josephs

Allison is the Founder and Director of Jew in the City. Please find her full bio here.


The Day JITC Went Viral On Buzzfeed!

People have been telling me for a while to do a “most common myths and misconceptions” article and I finally did it. There is a meme on BuzzFeed.com about “12...

March 15, 2013

Kiddush Hashem Corner

Jew in the City’s mission is to break down stereotypes about religious Jews and offer a humorous, meaningful look into Orthodox Judaism. Many of the negative ideas that people have...

February 28, 2013
Orthodox Jews and Secular Education
Advice, Articles, Myths

Orthodox Jews and Secular Education

There have been several articles written recently in the mainstream media about the poor secular education in parts of the Orthodox Jewish world, particularly in certain Hasidic circles. In one piece,...

February 14, 2013

OnIine Fund Raiser Was a Huge Success!

I just wanted to thank everyone who gave to our crowd funding campaign on RocketHub.com to build our new site. Not only did we reach our goal 18 hours ahead...

January 31, 2013