Franciska Kay: The Orthodox Jewish Musician Who Studied at Juilliard

She may have grown up religious, but that never stopped Franciska Kay from pursuing her passion for music. Hailing from Moscow Kay explains that “[Russia’s] truly rich arts culture” combined with her mother’s creative personality, who constantly enrolled her in various music lessons, led her to love the arts. At the age of six, Kay […]

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The Orthodox Jew On Jeopardy’s College Championship Semifinals

Answer: This Orthodox Jewish college student just appeared in the Jeopardy College Championship. Question: Who is Natenal Paley? Paley, who will appear again this Wednesday night as a wildcard on the semifinals round, became famous last week as the quarter finals aired and he won $18,000 (chai!), coming into second place. While the final outcome […]

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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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Orthodox Shul Hosts First Jewish Comic Con!

What does a comic book creator from France and a Queens-born portfolio manager have in common? Aside from being observant Jewish men, Fabrice Sapolsky and Fred Polaniecki co-created the first Jewish Comic Con, being held this Sunday November 13th at Brooklyn’s Congregation Kol Israel. There are many annual conventions such as the New York and […]

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