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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The YU Macs: Yeshiva University Basketball Team’s Modern Day Miracle

For the past eight days, Jews around the world have been publicizing the Chanukah miracle. But when it comes to getting the world excited about the Maccabees, no one does that better than Akiva Poppers. “It’s the ultimate underdog story,” proclaims Poppers. But Poppers isn’t just talking about the ancient Maccabees. Poppers is the voice […]

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World’s Tallest Building Get’s UAE’s First Kosher Restaurant & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

UAE’s First Kosher Restaurant Launches in World’s Tallest Building Following the United Arab Emirates’ signing of a normalization accord with Israel last Tuesday, the UAE’s first-ever certified kosher restaurant has opened on the ground floor of the luxury Armani Hotel, in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The restaurant, Armani/Kaf, is certified glatt kosher […]

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