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Dear Jew in the City- What’s the difference between Hasidic vs. Orthodox Jews? What about the Jews on Shtisel vs. Hasidic Jews? Thanks, Michael Dear Michael- Thanks for your question. As I’ve mentioned in the past, I haven’t seen (and have no plans to see) Shtisel, so I can’t address […]
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In season 9, Law and Order SVU had to produce their token “hasid” episode (called “Unorthodox”), like most TV dramas feel compelled to do. While they don’t make the Hasidic Jews turn out to be the molesters in the end and they do throw the head rabbi a couple of […]
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After we recently reported on the offensive and inaccurate portrayal in NBC’s “Nurses,” and its subsequent removal, we thought it was important to explain how other episodes have missed the mark when depicting the Orthodox community in order to inspire TV writers and producers to do bettter. In season 9, […]
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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 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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“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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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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