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More Haredi Jews Expected to Move into High-Tech With Remote Work Boom

According to a recent survey of 100 high-tech employers, the shifts in social structure that were forged by the COVID pandemic show a likely increase in Haredi Jews becoming employed in that sector. Kamatech, the Askaria Institute and IATI- Israel Advanced Technology Industries have collaborated on the study, which showed that 55% think that remote […]

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Shtisel Season 3: Episode 3 – Yes, Haredi Jews Can Fall In Love

Growing up not religious, I distinctly remember noticing Orthodox Jews passing by on the streets of New York City with seemingly no emotions. I saw men walking quickly and not smiling and women pushing strollers filled with children, and not smiling. I simply assumed they didn’t smile, laugh, feel, or have emotions like the rest […]

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Tehillim for Fallen Soldiers Brings Haredi and Secular Jews Together

An initiative for Yom Hazikaron has brought secular and religious Jews together in Israel, as Haredi Jews signed up to read Tehillim for fallen Israeli soldiers. With increased tension between the populations due to COVID-19, this timely partnership has helped many Israelis make sense of this difficult time. The “For Every Victim There Is A […]

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If Every Jew Dressed Orthodox, This Would Happen to Antisemitic Incidents

David Baddiel’s book, Jews Don’t Count, sets up the argument that Jews are never given the same consideration as other minorities or ethnicities. But secular Jews don’t acknowledge that the majority of this prejudice is towards Orthodox Jews, who experience more attacks, both verbal and physical, than any other Jews. Because so many Jews today […]

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Meet the Haredi Comedy Duo Going Viral on YouTube

While they originally wrote their skits for a Haredi fanbase, comedians Efi Skakovsky and Meni Wakshtock have met mass appeal with secular Israelis as well. Destroying all preconceived notions of how serious Haredim can be, the duo known as the Hebrew word for Chaos, Bardak are making friends and fans throughout the Hebrew-speaking world. With […]

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