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Meet Shosh Berkowitz - An Orthodox Jewish Female Animator

Meet Shosh Berkowitz – An Orthodox Jewish Female Animator

Kids are often told to dream big when they grow up. Then, once they reach their adolescent years, suddenly they are told to be realistic. Shosh Berkowitz,  found a way to combine her childhood dreams with a practical plan, to becoming an animator. Berkowitz, originally from Indiana, came to New York to study computer animation […]

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The Time I Starred in a Reality TV Show As An Orthodox Jew

As a Modern Orthodox Jewish girl growing up in Borough Park, Brooklyn, I never imagined I would get the chance to represent this tiny population of misunderstood Jews to the world. I was lucky enough to gain this platform on a German reality TV show called “At 18” – a coming of age show that […]

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Meet the Critically-Acclaimed Orthodox Jewish Female Fantasy Author

Rena Rossner isn’t the typical writer of Fantasy novels: while many writers have fought for an inclusive voice in mainstream publishing circles, she is one of the only ones representing Orthodox Jewish women. Rossner was born and raised in Miami Beach, FL in a Modern Orthodox environment but has lived in Israel for much of her […]

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This Orthodox Jew Is Auctioning Off Marilyn Monroe’s Siddur

Marilyn Monroe once sang “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” but perhaps she should have added “and siddurim are a Jewish girl’s faithful companion.” Earlier this month, the media exploded (to the tune of 30,000 plus articles!) when news that Monroe’s personal siddur was being auctioned off, but very few people knew the auctioneer is […]

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