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Antisemitic Chants by Soccer Fans on Plane Lead to Arrests

After video footage was released of football (soccer) fans harassing an Orthodox Jewish man with antisemitic chants aboard a flight to Belgium, the fans were arrested on account of committing a hate crime. Essex police had launched an investigation which revealed supporters of the West Ham Football Club on their way to Belgium to watch […]

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Jew in the City Featured in CNET on My Unorthodox Life

Since Netflix released the reality series My Unorthodox Life this past July and renewed it for season two this month, Jew in the City has been at the forefront of defending the image of Orthodox Jews in spite of their unlikeable depiction on the show. Haart’s assertion that, “The women in our community are second-class […]

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Arson at Yeshiva of Flatbush Sparks Manhunt

Police are actively searching for a person who was seen dousing gasoline on the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School building last night. The gas fueled a fire set by the arsonist, who was seen pouring gas on a fenced-off area. The suspect lit the fire before fleeing the school campus. While the fire, […]

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Cleveland Teen Faces Brazen Anti-Semitic Attack

A 13-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl was attacked as she was getting off of her school bus in University Heights, Cleveland, Ohio last week. Witnesses say that a woman in a dark-colored SUV or pickup truck threw a beer bottle at the girl and shouted anti-semitic slurs at her. The middle-aged female perpetrator was wearing a […]

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Why Antisemitism Affects Orthodox Jews More Acutely

When I was a kid, I didn’t really believe in modern anti-semitism. So I found it surprising when I was asked to speak on the topic for the You Speak, We Listen: Together We Stand event, a quarterly virtual storytelling event for women created by author Alyssa Berthiaume to empower women to tell their stories.   […]

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