Haredi Women Break Through in Politics & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Meet the Freshman Class of the Maryland General Assembly The freshman class of Maryland’s General Assembly includes the legislature’s largest group of female lawmakers to ever serve in the state house, including Dalya Attar (D-Baltimore City): She is a Baltimore prosecutor and an Orthodox Jew. Haredi Woman Running in Labor Aims for Revolution When one […]

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This Woman’s Grandmother Aided Nazis, Then She Became A Jew

In the 1940’s, Vered Ben Sa’adon’s Dutch grandmothers grew up close to one another in terms of distance, yet were living worlds apart. As teenagers, one of them hid from the Nazis while the other aided them. Like Anne Frank, her paternal grandmother, Liesje de Vries, not only lived in hiding for years, she also wrote […]

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Chris Smith: From the NBA to Orthodox Judaism

“Coming out of college, going to the NBA was my all-time goal, and Judaism brought me back on that high.” Director of Photography – Elie Gabor Executive Producer – Seth Feldman Producer – Sara Levine Special thanks to Yeshiva University

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