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HBO Max to Produce Dramedy Based on Nissim Black’s Life Story

HBO Max recently announced the production of a new dramedy series based on the life of Nissim Black: a black non-Jewish rapper turned Hasidic rapper. Black has been approached by numerous networks, like Netflix and celebrities like Queen Latifa, who wanted to do a documentary on his life. But when director Sally Richardson, who Black […]

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Orthodox Jews Who Served As US Supreme Court Clerks

The leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft majority opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade has the country in an uproar. Abortion has been one of the most divisive issues in modern America, but the classic Jewish approach to abortion is middle-ground: somewhere between the pro-life and pro-choice viewpoints espoused in the U.S. political sphere. There […]

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Meet Gelly Asovski: One of Monsey’s First Hasidic Therapists

While Hasidic Jews are often depicted in the media as being emotionally unstable, Gelly Asovski, one of the first Yiddish speaking Hasidic female therapists in Monsey, is trying to bring more mental healthiness to her community. Born and raised in Monsey – and raising her own family there as well – Asovski was not too […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Group Delivers Food to Righteous Gentiles 

Seventy seven years might be a long time, but the memory of kindness lasts forever. As we commemorate the Holocaust on Yom Hashoah, we also take the time to recognize those who risked their own lives to save Jews during WWII. From the Depths, an organization that works with Holocaust survivors, has an additional branch […]

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