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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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On Your Mark with Allison Josephs Too many people never saw Torah’s beauty. Allison Josephs helps them discover it. Allison Josephs launched Jew in the City and its initiative, Project Makom, an outreach organization that works to reverse negative associations of frum Jews. The Unlikely Journey of a 16-Year-Old Baseball […]
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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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Officials Rule Delaware Chabad Center Fire an Arson Fortunately, no one was hurt in the blaze, but the damages are estimated to be at $75,000. The incident comes after a Chabad center in Oregon caught fire twice in the last week. Boy Forms Heartwarming Bond With UPS Driver During Pandemic […]
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Over the last few years, there have been a number of high profile agunah cases in the media. While there is a certain shame in having the world know about your problems, there is also an added motivation to fix them. And fixing problems is the Jewish way. As more […]
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After Adjustments for Muslim Runners, Olympics Says No Way to Help Jewish Marathoner It appears the IOC is now taking the position that an athlete’s deeply held religious beliefs and practices can never be taken into account in scheduling Olympic events. The IOC’s broad rejection of any consideration of an […]
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Psychologist and Chabad mother of six, Sarah Dukes was previously well-known for award-winning songwriting. But in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, she has become renowned for her tenacity, faith and positive thinking. Her husband Rabbi Yudi Dukes (Chaim Schneur Zalman Yehuda ben Hinda Yocheved) became one of the longest-hospitalized […]
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Orthodox Runner, Israeli Mother of 5, Hires Attorney in Bid to Move Olympics Marathon From Saturday Beatie Deutsch, a Sabbath-observing mother of five and aspiring Olympic marathoner in Israel, has hired an attorney to ensure that she can run in the race next year. The marathon at the Tokyo games, […]
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The news this week that Israel has signed a peace treaty with the United Arab Emirates, the first with an Arab country in 20 years, came as a relief to all who dream of peace in the region. Not only is it one that does not require giving up any […]
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