Dear Jew in the City, I saw on Peacock’s The Calling that the Orthodox Jewish character guarded dead bodies. Why do they do that? Sincerely, Ed Dear Ed, Thanks for your question. Bodies need to be watched in case the deceased turns into a zombie. The person keeping watch will hopefully have a chance to sound […]
Meet Ethan Zohn, winner of CBS’s Survivor Africa & cancer survivor. Learn about his relationship to the Orthodox Jewish community, how Jew in the City has shaped him, and how Judaism has guided his life through childhood tragedy up through facing our current pandemic.