Why Do Orthodox Jewish Men Have Beards?

Dear Jew in the City- Why do a lot of Orthodox Jewish men have beards? Sincerely, Steve Dear Steve- Thanks for your question, which we intentionally arranged to answer following last week’s question, which was on payes (sidelocks). As we mentioned there, Leviticus 19:27 contains two prohibitions, not to round the corners of the head […]

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Zak the Baker’s Haute Glatt…and Other Orthodox Jews in the News

This New Kosher Deli May Be Miami’s Hippest Restaurant The instant success of Stern’s deli isn’t too surprising given that Zak the Baker — both his bakery and the man himself — have garnered numerous accolades since setting up shop four years ago. Stern has achieved the seemingly impossible: His eateries are decidedly cool and […]

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