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Orthodox Jewish All Star Batel Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae Kwon Do team, whose 19-year-old Abishag Semberg just won the bronze […]
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Orthodox Jewish All Star Bat-El Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. (See her All Star award acceptance video here and her video interview here.) Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae […]
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“My Unorthodox Life” is a story about someone unhappy in her relationships framed as a story about an extreme form of Judaism that Julia Haart never actually lived. To see how to answer the Jewish issues raised in the series, see this article here. To get an understanding of the […]
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Meet Joyce Azria, former Creative Director of BCBGeneration. From fashion royalty to Orthodox Judaism, hear one woman’s story of how a journey to observance brought her empowerment and meaning and she balances Jewish rituals with her fashion career. The post My Orthodox Life: A Live Interview With BCBGeneration’s Joyce Azria […]
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Amar’e Stoudemire, Brooklyn Nets’ Assistant Coach, Leslie Berland, Chief Marketing Officer of Twitter; Jordan Gorfinkel, the creator of Batman: Dark Knight; and Sharon Mazel, bestselling co-author of What to Expect When You’re Expecting; are among 10 individuals who have been named the 7th class of Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the […]
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Jew in the City’s Orthodox Jewish All Star and former board member Chani (Anne) Neuberger has served at the NSA for more than a decade and has been the head of its Cybersecurity Directorate since 2019. Yesterday, Neuberger was named Deputy National Security Adviser for Cybersecurity on the National Security Council […]
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You’ve heard the fanfare of the Jew in the City All Star Awards, but never got to witness it yourself. For the first time ever, we are offering an HD streaming video of the 6th All Star Awards filmed at Lincoln Center’s iconic Alice Tully Hall last December. You and […]
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Are you as hungry as we are to read some good news and be inspired? The media has always been biased against Orthodox Jews, but lately, the negative coverage seems constant. Now, more than ever, it’s time we showcase the incredible accomplishments of our community. Enter Jew in the City’s […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Is there religious significance if someone dies on Rosh Hashana or Erev Rosh Hashana? -Josh Dear Josh- Thanks for your question, which I assume was motivated by Justice Ginsburg’s passing. A lot of people online are saying that it’s a sign of righteousness. The rationale […]
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Shabbat-Observant Youth Soccer Club Forms in Honor of Miami Teen’s Death Sholem Benchimol was a talented soccer player with aspirations of one day becoming a professional, but he usually couldn’t play due to Shabbat. Sholem’s career was cut short in April when the 17-year-old, known for wearing his kippah on […]
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