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This Kosher Market Offers Groceries for Free

Originally conceived as a pop-up store, Rabbi Chezky Rosenfeld’s Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, kosher market is now permanently offering free kosher food to all who need it, with no questions asked. The 33-year-old Yeshiva Schools administrator conceived of the idea for the store and helped bring the notion to a reality. Inspired by the food insecurity […]

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These Orthodox Jews Helped Dozens of Afghans Escape This Week

When Moshe Margaretten, a haredi “fixer” with a passion for helping Jews out of dangerous situations learned that Afghanistan’s last Jew was refusing to leave the country, he pivoted. Instead, he helped to extract dozens of other Afghans to escape the crisis-torn country. Zebulon Simantov, the last Jew in Kabul, is refusing to leave Afghanistan […]

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This Kosher Bakery Gives Second Chances to the Formerly Jailed

Israeli businessman Isaac Yosef, the operator of the sole kosher bakery in all of San Francisco, is a standout for another heartwarming reason: he is known for giving second chances to formerly incarcerated individuals by hiring them as employees. Also known as “Lifer Bakery,” Frena Bakery is famous for its delicious, Iraqi and Israeli-style goods, […]

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First Orthodox Jewish Girl Achieves Eagle Scout Rank with Scouts BSA

19-year-old Shalhevet graduate Gabbi Stein has earned the rank of Eagle Scout by the Scouts BSA (formerly known as Boy Scouts of America) program. Soil conservation, robotics and pioneering were the badges she achieved on her way to becoming the first Orthodox Jewish girl to earn the honor. She earned acclaim last year by creating […]

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