The Orthodox Jewish Woman Who Proudly Hails From South Korea

With all eyes on Pyeongchang and the 2018 Winter Olympics, a worldwide interest in K-Pop, Korean television dramas and Kimchi is booming. Korean pride is nothing new to Chana Bilek, an Orthodox Jew from South Korea, with equal pride in the cultures she calls her own. “I was born in Korea. When I was just […]

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Is High Tech “Clean Meat” Kosher? & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Baruch Hashem: Orthodox Jewish Athlete Announces He’ll Represent Israel at 2018 Olympics An Orthodox Jewish athlete enthusiastically announced on Wednesday his selection to represent Israel in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the first time in his career. Boston, Massachusetts native AJ Edelman is Israel’s first-ever Olympic athlete in Skeleton, a […]

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The Orthodox Jewish Volunteers Who Help A Child With Cancer

Even though eight-year-old Laila and her family are from New York, they never had much experience with Orthodox Jews until Laila was diagnosed with cancer. Laila’s mother recalls that when treatment began, that changed in an instant. “Memorial Sloan-Kettering gave us more direct exposure to Orthodox Jews. They have a big presence at there.” Laila’s […]

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