fbpx

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Orthodox Jewish Journey is on HBO

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, HBO’s flagship sports show, followed Amar’e Stoudemire’s journey from the NBA to Orthodox Judaism. The retired basketball star spent time with both the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns before playing for Hapoel Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel while he underwent conversion. Still a part owner of the […]

Continue reading

Orthodox Jewish Children Targeted in Brooklyn Attack Spree

Police are still on the lookout for three teenagers, believed to be girls, who attacked Jewish children in Brooklyn this week. They slapped a 3-year-old boy across the face in the Clinton Hill neighborhood and then ran away. They then went to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, where they approached a pair of Jewish sisters, aged 18 […]

Continue reading

This is Why Chanukah Reminds Me of My Life’s Purpose

Sunday night, as I lit the first candle of the Menorah, I thought about my personal journey of performing this incredible commandment with pride and joy. My story begins in 1982 in Odessa, Ukraine, which at the time was controlled by the Soviet Union. I was raised in a traditional Soviet family at a time […]

Continue reading

Orthodox Jewish Teen Subjected to Viral Antisemitic Attack on TikTok

The nephew of popular TikTok creator My Orthodox Jewish Life, also known as Melinda Strauss, was subjected to horrific antisemitic comments when a video was posted of him wrapping tefillin. The video was viewed nearly 11 million times and the antisemitic comments it inspired are prevalent among the 14,300 comments on the video. Strauss’ nephew […]

Continue reading

IT'S FINE
We’ll Schlep To You

Get JITC
In Your
Inbox Weekly