The Orthodox Jewish Taekwondo Master

While most people associate Orthodox Jewish men with black hats and suits, for Taekwondo Master, Rich Marinelli, it is his belt which is black. He holds a 6th Dan black belt in Taekwondo, after training with world legends over the last 40 years. How did a nice secular Jewish boy grow up to be an […]

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The Orthodox Jewish Teen Who Appeared On “Chopped”

When food-obsessed eight-year-old Eitan Bernath asked his mother to experiment more with her traditional cooking, she told him to try it out himself. Together, they began to explore cooking, leading him to make one of his first solo meals, “A can of beans, tomato sauce, heated up with some tortillas [and] cheese…I started very basic.” […]

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From Super Bowl Winner to Orthodox Jew

How many Jews, in the history of the world, have put on tefillin every day while simultaneously wearing a Super Bowl ring? As far as we know, the answer is exactly 1 and his name is Alan Veingrad, the only NFL player to become an Orthodox Jew. At the time Alan Shlomo Veingrad played, he […]

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Supergirl: Orthodox Jewish Powerlifter Film Screens at Slamdance

As the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals gets underway in Park City, Utah, the world’s spotlight is turned to independent narrative films and documentaries. The Orthodox Jewish subject of filmmaker Jessie Auritt’s “Supergirl” will premiere at Slamdance this Saturday. Auritt made her debut as a feature film director and editor in her documentary, which features […]

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The Trendy, Farm-to-Table Cafe That Just Happens To Be Kosher

Moss Café, located in Riverdale, New York and started by local Orthodox Jewish resident and entrepreneur Emily Weisberg, is a fresh take on what a kosher dining experience can be. Moss Café is what is known as a “Farm-to-Table” establishment. For the owner this means providing food from local farms that are no more than […]

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