EXPLORE. CONNECT. FLOURISH.

EMT

Judge Ruchie Freier has made incredible efforts to help Orthodox Jewish women in Brooklyn to train and work as EMTs, and her volunteer ambulance service Ezras Nashim has created a new perception of women’s professional role in the community. For decades, volunteer ambulance group Hatzalah has led the efforts to […]
read more
Last month, Orthodox Jewish All Star, the Honorable Judge Ruchie Freier was on her way home from Hungary with her family. It was a route she is familiar with as she travels to Kerestir, Hungary every year to pray by the grave of Reb Shayala of Kerestir on his yahrzeit, […]
read more
Far too often the hasidic community is painted with a broad brush by the media, lacking nuance or showing the humanity of its inhabitants. Paula Eiselt’s documentary 93Queen does the exact opposite. It offers an up close and personal perspective of an ostensibly different world, yet one driven by human beings, […]
read more
Triple Crown Champs Racing Manager is Backing a New Horse The family is Orthodox Jewish — which means their Sabbath conflicts with Saturdays, when races are held. As a result, the Zayats can’t drive to and from the track (nor can they communicate via phone). Instead, they typically stay in […]
read more
If, God forbid, you had to call 911, who would arrive in the ambulance? If you were in the northern New Jersey communities of Teaneck and Bergenfield, there’s a greater than half chance that it would be an Orthodox Jew! These Bergen County towns rely exclusively on volunteers for their […]
read more
If, God forbid, you had to call 911, who would arrive in the ambulance? If you were in the northern New Jersey communities of Teaneck and Bergenfield, there’s a greater than half chance that it would be an Orthodox Jew! These Bergen County towns rely exclusively on volunteers for their […]
read more
If, God forbid, you had to call 911, who would arrive in the ambulance? If you were in the northern New Jersey communities of Teaneck and Bergenfield, there’s a greater than half chance that it would be an Orthodox Jew! These Bergen County towns rely exclusively on volunteers for their […]
read more