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Why Do Orthodox Jewish Women Shave Their Heads?

Dear Jew in the City- Why do Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads? Thank you, Kylie Dear Kylie- Thanks for your question. To say that Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads is a huge generalization, and not a particularly accurate one. What the majority of Orthodox women do is cover their hair. The parameters of […]

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Combatting The Myth of “Jews As Measles-Spreaders” On Cable TV

As the measles outbreak continues to spread in the hasidic community, and anti-Semitism continues to rise, Newmax, a cable network with over 70 million subscribers invited me to speak on its daily live show called Liquid Lunch. You can catch my interview here. If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our […]

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Meet Yoely Lebovits, The Satmar Hasidic Comedian

Although Jews are known for their humor, most people assume that Hasidim don’t have a funny bone in their body. This assumption isn’t without cause: Hasidic Jews generally don’t smile in public. Enter Yoely Lebovits, Satmar Hasid, and the first boy in his community to be named after the rebbe. (News of the Satmar rebbe’s […]

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Meet The First Hasidic Jew In Israel To Go To Med School

“If you have faith in something and you want to achieve something, you should just close your eyes, go straight, and get it.”   If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our mission through our Keter, Makom, and Tikun branches, please consider becoming a Change Maker today.

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The Time I Starred in a Reality TV Show As An Orthodox Jew

As a Modern Orthodox Jewish girl growing up in Borough Park, Brooklyn, I never imagined I would get the chance to represent this tiny population of misunderstood Jews to the world. I was lucky enough to gain this platform on a German reality TV show called “At 18” – a coming of age show that […]

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