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Miami Boys Choir Member David Herskowitz Chats About Viral TikTok Trend

You probably never thought you’d see the day when “J-pop” would become internationally known, but that’s what happened when an Orthodox Jewish choral-pop band became an overnight internet sensation. Miami Boys Choir’s arrangement of Yerushalayim (from Miami Moshiach, 2007) took TikTok by a storm these past few weeks. The one-minute video clip of a live […]

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Orthodox Jewish Artists: Partners In Creation

After four years of planning, Orthodox Jewish Artists: Partners In Creation is being released in conjunction with Rosh Hashana – the birthday of the world. As we recall the creation account this time of year, we are reminded that we were placed in this world with a duty to tend to it and make it […]

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How Roe v. Wade’s Overturn May Affect Jews Who Undergo IVF

The overturning of Roe v. Wade has brought forth heated debates about the rights of the mother vs. the rights of the fetus, but there are other lives that could potentially be affected by this Supreme Court ruling that we’ve heard less about: the desperate parents who are trying to conceive healthy babies. We recently […]

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A History of How Jews Erase Themselves To Meet Gentile Expectations

In recent years, there’s been a growing trend towards minority appreciation and pride. Ethnic names and hairstyles are being used and worn more frequently. Religious symbols like saris, hijabs and Sikh turbans are being featured more prominently in popular media. Yet Jewishness has not had the same popularization: Jews are still mocked in the media, […]

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Hollywood’s Orthodox Jew Problem: A JITC Documentary

Since its founding in 2007, Jew in the City has been fighting to change negative perceptions about Orthodox Jews. This past March, we launched JITC Hollywood Bureau to advocate for authentic and human depictions of Jews in Hollywood. This documentary was made in collaboration with PhilmCo Media and is the first part of a three […]

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