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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.) If […]

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Lapid Prays For The First Time in 6 Years After Kidnapping

According to Arutz Sheva, Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid visited the home of kidnapped teen Gilad Sha’ar in Talmon today and discussed with Gilad’s mother (Bat-Galim) how much Israel has changed in the week since the boys were abducted. First Bat-Galim told Lapid about a groom who stopped off at their home on the morning of […]

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Achieving the Impossible Bit By Bit

 A few years ago, my husband was in a bit of a bind. He had put in a fresh pair of contact lenses that morning – the kind that’s supposed to last a couple months – but it was 10 PM on Christmas Eve and he was out of solution. I suggested that we call one of […]

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Randi Zuckerberg “Likes” Unplugging On Shabbat

Ya know when you put it out there that you want to get in touch with someone famous and then they come to you? I didn’t used to either. But then, several years ago, I met Mayim Bialik like that. A few weeks ago it happened again – this time with the former head of […]

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Who Is Jew in the City? The Back Story To JITC’s Beginning

Learn about the tragic story that started Jew in the City creator Allison Josephs on her spiritual journey and why she started Jew in the City. If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our mission through our Keter, Makom, and Tikun branches, please consider becoming a Change Maker today.

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