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The Hasidic Men Who Saved An Arab Woman On A Plane

When Hasidic men on airplanes are in the news, it’s generally not for a good reason. But what about all the polite and positive interactions that go on everyday, unreported? Or the heroic ones, like what happened on a flight this week from Tel Aviv to JFK, when two Satmar Hasidic men saved the day? […]

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The First Hasidic Jew Who Threw The First Pitch In The World Series

Daniel Eleff, Lubavitch rabbi and CEO of the popular savings and credit card points forum DansDeals.com opened the final game of this year’s World Series. The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs were tied in the series with three games each, and while the Cubs were ultimately victorious, it was a nail-bitingly intense game with […]

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Hasidic Rabbi On “Chopped” Breaks Down Stereotypes

While Orthodox women are often thought of as the ones who are stuck in the kitchen, for Rabbi Hanoch Hecht, who hails from a large and renowned rabbinic family, this has never been the case. “My father went into the kitchen [to cook] from time to time, and I grew up with that as a […]

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The Hasidic Jew Who Went Viral on YouTube High-Fiving New Yorkers

In his viral YouTube video “High Five New York,” Brooklyn-born and New Haven-raised Hasidic Jew, Meir Kalmanson, runs around NYC high-fiving New York natives and tourists alike who have their arms extended an attempt to hail a cab. The video, set to upbeat music, has received over two million views to date. Since then, Kalmanson’s […]

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Hasidic Jews Watch “Fiddler on the Roof” For the First Time

“Fiddler on the Roof” is a classic movie all about family, faith, and most importantly – tradition! It follows the footsteps and portrays the lives of families in the Orthodox Jewish community back in shtetl Russia. People always assume the movie is about Hasidim (even though it’s not) so we thought it would be funny […]

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