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Originally conceived as a pop-up store, Rabbi Chezky Rosenfeld’s Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, kosher market is now permanently offering free kosher food to all who need it, with no questions asked. The 33-year-old Yeshiva Schools administrator conceived of the idea for the store and helped bring the notion to a reality. […]
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David Barman didn’t intend to go viral on TikTok and Instagram, but that’s exactly what happened when the Orthodox Jewish Business Law professor decided to make Zoom classes a little more interesting for his students at Florida International University’s College of Business. Barman’s use of different backgrounds, coupled with a […]
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When Dov first discovered his father’s gambling addiction, he was paralyzed. It was bad enough that his otherwise religious parent was breaking Shabbos to get his fix. Dov wasn’t sure what he should do. Should he confront his father? Pretend he didn’t know? What is a child’s role in a […]
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While Raizy Silberstein Greenbaum was raised in a black hat Orthodox Jewish community, her career took her to Broonklyn’s Black community where she had the privilege of connecting with and impacting hundreds of children. Today she is an assistant principal at Erasmus Hall. Born in Lakewood, New Jersey, “living a […]
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May is Mental Health Awareness month and instead of brushing it under the rug, the Orthodox Jewish community is increasing conversation and resources, and having Shabbatons to help those who are struggling. The Pandemic has had an effect on everyone, but all the more so on those who were already […]
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Traditional media often highlights the abusers of the religious Jewish community, but thankfully, there are so many out there in the Orthodox Jewish world working to create positive change, like Dr. Shani Verschleiser. Verschleiser is a trauma therapist and the founder of Magenu, an organization that works to protect our […]
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Traditional media often highlights the abusers of the religious Jewish community, but thankfully, there are so many out there in the Orthodox Jewish world working to create positive change, like Dr. Shani Verschleiser. Verschleiser is a trauma therapist and the founder of Magenu, an organization that works to protect our […]
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Last month’s surprise Texas storm affected many in the state, but the small community of Austin was hit especially hard. “My biggest fear was at night. I kept checking on my kids, making sure they were warm and were breathing under all the heavy blankets. Thank God we were all […]
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Cake designer and decor teacher Gitti Allman never expected to make the news when she signed up to become an altruistic kidney donor, but that’s exactly what happened when she was able to donate a kidney to Officer Anthony “Sonny” Silver, a 42-year veteran of the Jersey City Police Department, […]
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Cake designer and decor teacher Gitti Allman never expected to make the news when she signed up to become an altruistic kidney donor, but that’s exactly what happened when she was able to donate a kidney to Officer Anthony “Sonny” Silver, a 42-year veteran of the Jersey City Police Department, […]
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