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Kamatech is a five-year-old program that pairs Haredi Jews in Israel with high-tech jobs. Its founder, Moshe Friedman is at the forefront of enabling funding, programs, partnerships and job matching for Haredim in the well-established secular Israeli tech marketplace. He hails from a family that boasts 42 generations of rabbis […]
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Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews ‘Least Stressed’ by Covid-19, Says Study Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel have been happier and less stressed during the Covid-19 pandemic than others, including secular Jews, according to new research. A study of the Israeli Jewish population by Tel Aviv University found levels of resilience were higher in […]
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I grew up in a Chassidic home in the Har-Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem. I studied in the Talmud Torah of the Ger Chassidim, moved on to a Yeshiva Ketana (high school where no secular studies are taught) and then Yeshiva Gedolah (post high school) not affiliated with any particular Chassidic […]
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Netflix’s ‘Shtisel’ Is Binge-Worthy TV on a Strict Form of Judaism What makes the Israeli series “Shtisel,” such groundbreaking television is that the characters are the black-hatted, side-curled men and bewigged women of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, a group that is known in Hebrew by the umbrella term Haredim and includes Hasidim. […]
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Anne Frank House Banned Orthodox Jewish Employee From Wearing His Skullcap at Work A Jewish employee at Anne Frank House could not believe his ears when his bosses banned him from wearing a skullcap at work. Barry Vingerling turned up for work on his first day at the museum in […]
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Young Ultra-Orthodox in Israel Increasingly Prioritizing Career, Education Over Marriage, Family According to figures obtained by Haaretz from the upcoming statistical report on ultra-Orthodox society for 2017 (published jointly by the Israel Democracy Institute and the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies), the Haredi community has undergone a dramatic shift in […]
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Preventing Sexual Abuse in the Ultra-Orthodox Community Tahel, the crisis center for religious women and children, is reaching out to one of the most insulated communities in Israel by tackling sexual abuse among the ultra-Orthodox. Monday was the first day of the group’s three-day conference titled, “Creating Safe Communities; Creating […]
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Comey’s Case for Obstruction of Justice Orthodox Jewish All Star Norman Eisen, chief White House ethics lawyer for President Barack Obama, is a co-founder and the chairman of CREW, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. In this article for NY Times, he and Noah Bookbinder discuss the background behind […]
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  Chabad Rabbis in Africa Find Spiritual Fulfillment and Crime These atypical Chabad shluchim are transforming Africa with kosher food, mikvah, Jewish communal life and Shabbos observance. What started out as a mission to help the Israelis who moved there to aid Africans has become much more. The Ultra-Orthodox Jews […]
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