The Orthodox Jews Who Serve In The U.S. Military

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Department of Defense. On Memorial Day, we remember and honor the brave men and women who served in the armed forces and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. But how many Orthodox Jews throughout American history have proudly […]

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Shavuos: Does the Book of Ruth Matter?

  Rabbi Fohrman asks why we read the Book of Ruth during Shavuot, emphasizing the importance of the holiday in commemorating the receiving of the Torah. Rabbi Fohrman gives a brief overview of the narrative of the Book of Ruth, connecting it to the narrative of Abraham and introducing the idea that Ruth is the […]

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These 6 Steps Will Help Your Makeup Last During Yom Tov

  Because there is a prohibition to color on Shabbos and Yom Tov and not everyone uses Shabbos makeup, many women are left wondering, “How do I make my makeup last longer?” We spoke to Shaindy Kelman, biochemist, esthetician and founder of Shaindel Cosmetics, who said “The trick to having your makeup stay on is to apply it with a […]

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Meet The BBC Producer Who Became A Haredi Comedian

What’s the key ingredient to help a secular Jewish BBC producer achieve his life-long dream of becoming a stand-up comic? For Ashley Blaker all it took was becoming ultra-Orthodox. Blaker grew up in a traditional home in the UK and attended private  school – the same one that Sacha Baron Cohen went to. He had dreams […]

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