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In light of NBC’s recent pulling of the controversial episode after misrepresenting Orthodox Judaism in their show “Nurses,” as an author and screenwriter, I suggested to Jew and the City that they follow the trends that have been created for other minority groups, like the THE BECHDEL TEST. THE BECHDEL TEST names […]
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Rabbi Jack Abramowitz has spent his career helping people find meaning in living a Torah life. His articles on the Orthodox Union’s website, OUTorah.org, as well as here on Jew in the City, consistently draw on relatable ways to give context to tough topics. His seventh book, Ask Rabbi Jack, […]
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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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The coverage and feedback on our “Meet a Jew in the City” pop-up event continues to pour in. Here’s another glimpse on our amazing experience in Harlem as we plan the next installment! The post “Meet a Jew in the City” on FOX 5 News appeared first on Jew in […]
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Jew in the City is reaching out to spread peace and make friendships through a series of Meet A Jew, Make A Friend pop-ups on the streets of New York City. CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports. The press has been covering the story widely, with the Times of Israel, Haaretz and […]
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We are thrilled to announce that the 6th Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards will be on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center) New York, NY. A kiddush Hashem this big deserves a space so extraordinary! We can’t wait to see you there. Meet this year’s and […]
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As a Modern Orthodox Jewish girl growing up in Borough Park, Brooklyn, I never imagined I would get the chance to represent this tiny population of misunderstood Jews to the world. I was lucky enough to gain this platform on a German reality TV show called “At 18” – a […]
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Jew in the City reverses negative associations about religious Jews by highlighting an approach based on kindness, tolerance, sincerity, and critical thinking and makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible. Project Makom, an initiative of Jew in the City, helps former and questioning Haredi Jews find their place […]
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Since 2007, Jew in the City has been reversing negative associations about religious Jews by highlighting an approach based on kindness, tolerance, sincerity, and critical thinking and making engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible. At first, we thought we only needed to disseminate this information to non-Orthodox Jews. […]
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