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While Akiva Shtisel may technically not be Hasidic (as Yerushalmim look the part, but have different customs than Hasidim) and Zalmen Glauber is not angst-ridden like the fictionalized TV character, seeing a traditionally-dressed Jewish man from a close-knit community creating art that captivates the outside world, naturally reminds any Shtisel […]
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Although Jews are known for their humor, most people assume that Hasidim don’t laugh. This assumption isn’t without cause: Hasidic Jews generally don’t smile in public. Enter Yoely Lebovits, Satmar Hasid. A frequent smiler and causer of smiles, Lebovits is a professional comedian. Known in Yiddish as a “badchen,” he […]
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Although Jews are known for their humor, most people assume that Hasidim don’t have a funny bone in their body. This assumption isn’t without cause: hasidic Jews generally don’t smile in public. Enter Yoely Lebovits, Satmar Hasid, who was the first boy in Satmar to be named after the rebbe. […]
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“If you have faith in something and you want to achieve something, you should just close your eyes, go straight, and get it.” Director of Photography – Elie Gabor elie@eliecreative.com Producer – Seth Feldman Special thanks to our sponsor Kamin Health The post Meet The Hasidic Jew To Go To […]
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“If you have faith in something and you want to achieve something, you should just close your eyes, go straight, and get it.” Director of Photography – Elie Gabor elie@eliecreative.com Producer – Seth Feldman Special thanks to our sponsor Kamin Health The post Meet The First Hasidic Jew To Go […]
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“If you have faith in something and you want to achieve something, you should just close your eyes, go straight, and get it.”   The post Meet The First Hasidic Jew In Israel To Go To Med School appeared first on Jew in the City.
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jew in Pyongyang Meir Alfasi has added 40 more countries to his list since his journeys across the globe were last documented by Ynet. But this one is a record even for him. The ultra-Orthodox photographer, also known as Chabad’s “emissary at large,” made it into North Korea, […]
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Osher Bar & Grill: L.A.’s First Glatt Kosher Sports Bar With its family-style smooth wood tables, sleek bar, industrial beams, exposed-brick walls and 13 large television screens, Osher Bar & Grill looks like it could be a regular sports bar in Anytown USA. However, what sets Osher apart from similar […]
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You’ve heard of The Three Tenors, but have you heard of The Three Cantors? Yanky Lemmer, one of the three, was born and bred in Borough Park as a Belzer Hasid. After yeshiva, Lemmer went to Israel and was paired with a kollel student to learn for an hour a day. […]
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Menachem Bombach may be the first person to have grown up in Meah Shearim and “gone viral.” A video of the midrasha he founded, the Hassidic Midrasha Torah Academy, featuring students hiking and learning math and science was shared by Israeli politician Dov Lipman a couple months ago and was an instant internet […]
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