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NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Wishes a ‘Mazel Tov’ and Cites Torah in Message to Jewish Students Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins scored a touchdown with his congratulatory message to the graduates of a Jewish student program. Cousins wished the graduates of the Jewish Student Union, a program of the Orthodox […]
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Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews Are Scapegoats in the Coronavirus Crisis. The ‘Othering’ Goes Back Decades. Orthodox and Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say the coronavirus has led to increased hatred toward their community. While community leaders have gone above and beyond to spread social distancing messaging, all […]
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Jew in the City is responding to increasing violence against Orthodox Jews with increasing kindness! Our first event (click here to watch it) on January 14 in Harlem went viral with requests from all over the world to make this pop-up event global. We’ve been raising money (click here to donate) […]
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A Chabad Couple in New Jersey Built an Immersive Village for Kids With Autism A new 11,000-square-foot shopping center here is home to 15 storefronts, including a bank, pet shop and clothing store. There’s a health center with a dentist and doctor’s office and a ShopRite supermarket. The shopping center, […]
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How to Be Frum at Queens College You grew up in modern Orthodox Teaneck. You went to one of the half dozen modern Orthodox elementary schools nearby, then to a yeshiva high school, and then to a gap year at an Israeli yeshiva. Now you’re on campus. Finally, Manhattan Gets […]
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Michael Eisenberg, Partner – Aleph, Returns to Forbes Midas List A returnee to this year’s Midas List, Michael Eisenberg is an equal partner at Aleph, the firm he cofounded with Eden Shochat in 2013. Aleph has raised $330 million across two funds to invest in Israeli startups, with 17 portfolio […]
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Yeshiva University Punished Itself in NCAA Tourney Loss Yeshiva University’s first trip to the NCAA Division III men’s basketball Tournament was brief, and it didn’t include one of its best players. The Orthodox Jewish school from Washington Heights, which drew acclaim on a variety of platforms after winning the Skyline […]
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  How to Host a Shabbat Dinner and Why You Should—Even if You Aren’t Celebrating The rituals of this Friday night tradition have become so much more than a religious experience. What’s better than winding down the week at home filled with your favorite people and the scent of a […]
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Skating, and Scoring, for God’s Glory College roller hockey teams from across the Northeast, including Pennsylvania State University, competed at an indoor arena here recently, shooting, skating and stickhandling with gusto as they battled to climb the standings and win for their teammates and for school pride. But one team, […]
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Sarah Dukes, a 33-year-old mother of five from Crown Heights, is the first Hasidic woman to be on the Grammy® ballot. She is currently on the ballot (as a potential nominee) for best New Age Instrumental Album for the 59th annual Grammy® Awards. Born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, […]
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