Tznius Dress Codes Explained on CNN & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Understanding the Dress Codes of Orthodox Jewish Women and Their Diverse Interpretations One of the most talked-about aspects of the show Unorthodox is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty’s story from beginning to end. The show’s costume designer Justine Seymour spent hours on meticulous research, including a week-long stint within the Satmar community in […]

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The Top Ten Modest Trends From Spring 2020 Fashion Week

New York is currently buzzing with glitterati, who were treated to a range of beautiful modest ready-to-wear at this week’s shows featuring upcoming Spring fashion. With so many tznius looks to choose from, we centered in on the most wearable fashion trends. Whether you integrate them into your Yom Tov style or wait to wear […]

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Are Orthodox Women Allowed To Look Beautiful In Public?

Dear Jew in the City- I understand that Jewish law requires modest dress and behavior but does it require looking unattractive too? I sometimes hear people say that a woman can only look beautiful in private. Are there Torah sources to back this up? All the best, Ashley Dear Ashley- Thanks for your question. I […]

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Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 6/3

  AdWeek’s 2016 Power List Our 2016 JITC All Star, Sarah Hofstetter, is ranked among Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page and more. As far as we can tell, she’s the only Orthodox Jew on the list, and a woman to boot too!   Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel are starting Tech Companies Paving the way for a […]

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Where’s The Line Between Tznius (Modest) and Sexy?

Dear Jew in the City, I recently watched a video about “tznius sexy” and was wondering your thoughts. I was wondering what the connection is between looking good (beautiful) and dressing modestly? Can you dress beautifully, modernly, and womanly (not hiding the fact you are a women) and be modest at the same time? Where […]

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