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Monthly Archives: March 2019

I recently tweeted a joke that went viral, and I believe it did because of a deep truth it contains about Jews. The post I Went Viral on Twitter Because of This Truth appeared first on Jew in the City.
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I recently tweeted a joke that went viral, and I believe it did because of a deep truth it contains about Jews. The post I Went Viral on Twitter Because I Told This Truth appeared first on Jew in the City.
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While some people might think that Orthodox Jewish girls are all proper and demure, 13 year Yakira “Kira” Hoffer, would better be described as exuberant and daring. This past fall Rachel Goldzal created quite a buzz by winning Chopped Junior. This Saturday night, Kira Hoffer will be the latest religious Jewish teen […]
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Atideinu Aims to Help Children in Orthodox Families Make Good Life Choices This is Atideinu, a twice-weekly after-school program geared to children in Orthodox families, who may or may not be excelling academically, socially or emotionally. Today, they participate in a guided discussion about things for which they are feeling […]
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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 […]
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Lakewood Hires Its First-Ever Orthodox Jewish Police Cadet With an Orthodox Jewish community making up most of Lakewood’s rapidly growing population, the township has hired its first-ever Orthodox police cadet, officials said. “I’m excited about it,” Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles said Thursday. “I think it’s significant for any community to […]
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Baruch Cohen, a Los Angeles civil litigation attorney, has taken a special interest in creating awareness in the community about the dangers of chillul Hashem. “I appear in court, state and federal, and I wear a yarmulke in doing so. When you wear a yarmulke in a professional setting, you […]
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Dear Rebbetzin Chaya- Mazal Tov! I’m engaged. My parents are totally freaking out that this wedding will not be what they are used to. How can I get them into the idea of a traditional Jewish wedding? What parts are most important and what parts are either skippable or can […]
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Netflix’s ‘Shtisel’ Is Binge-Worthy TV on a Strict Form of Judaism What makes the Israeli series “Shtisel,” such groundbreaking television is that the characters are the black-hatted, side-curled men and bewigged women of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, a group that is known in Hebrew by the umbrella term Haredim and includes Hasidim. […]
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