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8 Times Orthodox Jews (Or Their Culture) Appeared In Spider-Man

It’s the #1 movie in the world right now and has broken many box-office records, and Spider-Man: No Way Home is continuing the series’ representation of Orthodox Jews in Peter Parker’s Queens, New York. Interestingly, the representation is not only of the Hasidic fair, as we usually seen in traditional media. There are modern Orthodox […]

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“Ask Me About My Orthodox Jewish Life” At NBC

NBC recently removed a libelous anti-Orthodox episode from their show “Nurses,” but until their writers, producers, and the rest of Hollywood meet Orthodox Jews and learn about our lives, these inaccurate and one dimensional portrayals will continue. To keep the conversation going a small (Covid-friendly) group of JITC staff and volunteers from across the different […]

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Why I Didn’t Love “Soul”

I don’t mean to be contrarian, but when you don’t love popular shows and movies as much as everyone else does and then post about it online – I did the same thing with Hamilton and Shtisel (gasp!) – you are sure to rile people up. So prepare to be riled up if you don’t want […]

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