Meet The Orthodox Jewish Chess Grandmaster Who Beat Bobby Fischer

With 62 million people having viewed the Queen’s Gambit now on Netflix, the long-beloved and admired game is back in the spotlight. From its origins in 5th century India and its spread to the Middle East, to modern-day yeshiva chess clubs around the world, Orthodox Jews have long-loved the strategy-based game. But have you ever […]

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Orthodox Skier Takes Jewish Outreach to New Heights

When it comes to Jewish outreach, Jodi Berris will climb the highest mountain. Then she’ll ski down it. “I have a pretty serious passion for skiing,” Jodi says. “I ski every day, Sunday to Friday. I love skiing!” Her love for the slopes is only matched by her love for creating Jewish events, a combination that […]

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Ezras Nashim Debuts Ambulance & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

For The First Time Ever, Stockholm Has a Swedish-born Rabbi The rabbis who come to work in Stockholm usually speak very little Swedish and are unfamiliar with Swedish culture. That’s because the Jewish community in Sweden — around 15,000 people out of the country’s total population of 10 million — is small enough that they […]

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