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8 Times Orthodox Jews (Or Their Culture) Appeared In Spider-Man

It’s the #1 movie in the world right now and has broken many box-office records, and Spider-Man: No Way Home is continuing the series’ representation of Orthodox Jews in Peter Parker’s Queens, New York. Interestingly, the representation is not only of the Hasidic fair, as we usually seen in traditional media. There are modern Orthodox […]

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“Ask Me About My Orthodox Jewish Life” At NBC

NBC recently removed a libelous anti-Orthodox episode from their show “Nurses,” but until their writers, producers, and the rest of Hollywood meet Orthodox Jews and learn about our lives, these inaccurate and one dimensional portrayals will continue. To keep the conversation going a small (Covid-friendly) group of JITC staff and volunteers from across the different […]

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Could This Be The First Great Jewish Horror Movie?

From its beginnings with great buzz two years ago at the Toronto International Film Festival, the supernatural horror film with Jewish roots known as The Vigil is finally getting released in theaters and on digital. Having been shot on location in Hasidic Brooklyn, the film follows a man who is headed off the derech. He […]

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