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Israeli TV Show “Shtisel” Provides a New Look into the Ultra-Orthodox World & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Fundamentally Freund: The Stirring Revival of Sicily’s Bnei Anousim – “More than five centuries after the forced conversion to Catholicism of large numbers of Sicilian Jews, followed by the expulsion of the rest, a nascent rebirth is well underway, as growing numbers of Sicily’s Bnei Anousim (“Marranos”) now seek to embrace the heritage of their ancestors.” […]

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H&M Sells Prayer Shawl Look-Alike & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Almost-Traditional Jewish Cooking – A New York Time Magazine piece about potato kugel and the difference between American Jewish cooking and Traditional Jewish cooking, featuring hipster hasidic chef, Itta Werdiger Roth and Pomegranate Kids Kicking Cancer Helps Sick Kids Channel Stress and Pain – Watch one of our 2015 All Stars, Rabbi Goldberg, discuss his foundation […]

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Orthodox Jews Struggle with Taboo Topics of Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Netanyahu Appoints Rabbi Drukman’s Student as Next Mossad Chief – “With Cohen’s appointment, three of Israel’s top security officials — the heads of Mossad, the Shabak chief, and police commissioner — are now observant Jews.” Orthodox Jews Grapple With How to Talk About Sexual Assault, Domestic Abuse – More than 1,000 ultra-Orthodox and Orthodox Jews from around the world […]

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Masbia, New York’s Only Kosher Soup Kitchen Celebrates Thanksgiving with Cholent & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Pigeon Meat and 5 Other Kosher Trends to Watch – Read about 6 Kosher food innovations from this year’s Kosherfest, the annual kosher food trade show, including squab (or pigeon meat) and chicken soup-flavored potato chips Gigi Hadid, Kris Jenner, Fete Stylist Monica Rose’s New Jewelry Collaboration – Rose, the stylist behind the fashionable looks of Hadid […]

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This Hasidic Jew Consults For Google & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

  Students of Baltimore’s Bnos Yisroel Help Defy Stereotypes – A group of 20 “ultra-Orthodox” teen girls spent the summer interning at the world’s premier institution of health research. They quite literally wore their faith on their sleeves, and left quite an impression Refugee Crisis: ‘Love the Stranger Because You Were Once Strangers’ Calls Us Now – Rabbi […]

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