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How Jew in the City’s Family Also Became Orthodox

Allison Josephs’ (aka Jew in the City’s) family – especially her father – freaked out when she started to become more observant in her teens. At a recent Torah dedication, her father explains what motivated him and her mom (at almost 50 years old) to join her. (Both of her sisters became Orthodox too.)

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The Orthodox Jews Who Share Their Seats and Their Hearts

Yoni Greenstein, an Orthodox Jewish man who grew up in Monsey and works in corporate America, realized something six years ago: many companies have seats at ballgames and events meant for clients which go unused, while many Jewish children suffering from illness and other difficulties could benefit from a pick-me-up that free seats at a […]

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An Orthodox Jew Who Increases Kindness in the World

When Rabbi Daniel Cohen was twenty-one years old, his mother (who was forty-four at the time) died suddenly of an aneurysm. Losing a parent unexpectedly at such a young age profoundly affected him. “We were speaking on the phone one day, then she was gone the next,” Rabbi Cohen recalls. His mother had taught him […]

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Orthodox Jewish All Stars: Joyce Azria, Barry Simon & More!

Can an Orthodox Jewish woman run a world renowned fashion company or be a four-time Emmy winning producer on “The Today Show?” Can an Orthodox Jewish man be a Disney director and animator or the dean of one of the most prestigious law schools in the U.S.? Find out here! Click here for the complete […]

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3rd Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Party Re-Cap

pictures by Rachel Renov Photography Listen to “Jew in the City Speaks” above or here. After months of round the clock planning with my friend Chanie Waxler of Buds Events Design (event planner and florist extraordinaire) and chairwomen Rena Kutner and Shoshie Manela, we had an incredible party last Tuesday night at the Museum of […]

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