The Wig-Wearing Orthodox HBO Producer

When most people think of celebrity chef and Orthodox Jewish All Star, Jamie Geller, the obvious image that springs to mind is an aproned, spatula-wielding author of several best-selling kosher cookbooks, and most notably, Joy of Kosher. However, Geller’s professional origin story begins not behind a counter, but behind a camera. As a child growing […]

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The Catholic Italian Ventriloquist Who Loves Hasidic Jews

John Pizzi is one of the hottest rising stars in the entertainment industry and has appeared on America’s Got Talent as well as comedy clubs all over the U.S. where he opens for celebrities like Joy Behar and Weird Al. Besides being a sought-after ventriloquist and magician, John is a good friend to the Orthodox […]

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The Secular WSJ Columnist Who Inspired The Shabbos Project

The Shabbos Project: an initiative which began in South Africa a year and a half ago and aims to encourage every Jew in the world observe one shabbos together, has gotten quite a bit of buzz. But how did it all begin? Not how you’d expect! Dan Ariely – a behavioral psychologist whose Wall Street Journal […]

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