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Here’s What Jew in the City Does In 60 Seconds

Our Annual Campaign starts today, and we are calling upon you, our Jew in the City family, to support our mission so we can expand our efforts. Our donors are the key to our continued success and your support helps us change the world in meaningful ways, whether it’s combating antisemitism through creating authentic depictions of Jews in Hollywood, […]

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This Non-Jewish Nanny Influencer Is Normalizing Orthodox Jews

Good babysitters let the kids stay up extra late and play fun games. Extraordinary babysitters become ambassadors for the Jewish people, using their platform to amplify the beauty of a Torah way of life.  Enter Adriana Fernandez, known by her Instagram handle @nonjewishnanny. Singer by night and sitter by day, Adriana has made a name […]

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Why I Went Back To Spain To Trace My Jewish Roots

When I was a child, I learned about my family’s roots. We were from Spain, and during the Spanish Inquisition, we were expelled from the country, along with the rest of the Jews who wouldn’t convert to Christianity. My family eventually ended up in Turkey, and some of my cousins still live there today. Today, […]

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My Orthodox Grandfather’s Fight Against Cannibalism in WWII

Zaidy’s War is the life-story of my grandfather, centered tightly around the events of WWII and his constant struggle between his Jewish identity and survival. My grandfather’s story involves serving four armies under wildly unique circumstances, being present for both the largest land invasion in human history and the final battle of WWII, avoiding cannibalism […]

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This Orthodox Jew Was Drafted To The NBA In 1980

While Ryan Turell is stirring up a lot of excitement for his draft to the G League, NBA’s minor league organization, playing his first game last night, it turns out another Orthodox Jew had already been drafted to the NBA 42 years earlier. In 1980, David Kufeld was the first Orthodox Jew to be drafted […]

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