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I just realized that if you want to be a passable Jew, you better de-Jewify. If you want to be a Jew that is not hated, you better not be too Jewish. I’ve known for quite some time that the media and much of the secular world has little tolerance […]
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David Baddiel’s book, Jews Don’t Count, sets up the argument that Jews are never given the same consideration as other minorities or ethnicities. But secular Jews don’t acknowledge that the majority of this prejudice is towards Orthodox Jews, who experience more attacks, both verbal and physical, than any other Jews. […]
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In season 9, Law and Order SVU had to produce their token “hasid” episode (called “Unorthodox”), like most TV dramas feel compelled to do. While they don’t make the Hasidic Jews turn out to be the molesters in the end and they do throw the head rabbi a couple of […]
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After we recently reported on the offensive and inaccurate portrayal in NBC’s “Nurses,” and its subsequent removal, we thought it was important to explain how other episodes have missed the mark when depicting the Orthodox community in order to inspire TV writers and producers to do bettter. In season 9, […]
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Instead of debating the merits (or lack there of) of the Senate Impeachment trial yesterday, most of Twitter was abuzz with a far more important topic: why President Trump’s Orthodox Jewish lawyer, David Schoen, put his hand on his head every time he drank water. No one knows the exact […]
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The French food courier service Deliveroo is under fire after at least one of their delivery men refused to bring food from two kosher restaurants in Strasbourg, France. The current French Covid-19 lockdown cites that restaurants may only serve take away meals delivered by couriers. Both incidents were reported to […]
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