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Times Bares Its Anti-Hasidic Bias in Covering COVID-Era Weddings When is the religion of wedding guests worth reporting in the era of COVID-19? For the New York Times, only if it is Hasidic Jews getting married. How a South Florida Kosher Baker Became a Dairy Queen on Food Network Show […]
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Romi Cohn Saved 56 Jewish Families. Coronavirus Took His Life Mr. Cohn was only 15 when he began rescuing Jewish families in Czechoslovakia in 1944. He was resourceful enough to supply Jewish refugees with housing and furnish them with false Christian identifications, stamping them with German seals provided by a […]
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Romi Cohn Saved 56 Jewish Families. Coronavirus Took His Life Mr. Cohn was only 15 when he began rescuing Jewish families in Czechoslovakia in 1944. He was resourceful enough to supply Jewish refugees with housing and furnish them with false Christian identifications, stamping them with German seals provided by a […]
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Orthodox Jews Sick of Being ‘Photographed Like Animals’ by Tourists Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents are fed up with tourists who swarm their insular neighborhoods by the busload — all to gawk at their clothing and customs. “People snap pictures of you like you’re on some sort of display — like […]
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I Am Your Orthodox Neighbor And I Want Your Understanding I am your (Orthodox) Jewish neighbor and I bleed just like anyone else. Which is why I write this plea for understanding and not to silence or intimidate or label anyone. Jerusalem Meets Athens in New Jersey Graduates of Heichal […]
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How to Be Frum at Queens College You grew up in modern Orthodox Teaneck. You went to one of the half dozen modern Orthodox elementary schools nearby, then to a yeshiva high school, and then to a gap year at an Israeli yeshiva. Now you’re on campus. Finally, Manhattan Gets […]
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Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Parties Embrace Technology and Emerge Stronger The ultra-Orthodox parties made efforts during the campaign to appeal to younger Jews. United Torah Judaism created a Facebook page; Shas did the same with a Telegram account. Octogenarian and nonagenarian sages helped, traveling around the country by minibus and helicopter to […]
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Atideinu Aims to Help Children in Orthodox Families Make Good Life Choices This is Atideinu, a twice-weekly after-school program geared to children in Orthodox families, who may or may not be excelling academically, socially or emotionally. Today, they participate in a guided discussion about things for which they are feeling […]
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Lakewood Hires Its First-Ever Orthodox Jewish Police Cadet With an Orthodox Jewish community making up most of Lakewood’s rapidly growing population, the township has hired its first-ever Orthodox police cadet, officials said. “I’m excited about it,” Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles said Thursday. “I think it’s significant for any community to […]
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Lakewood Orthodox Leaders to Trump: Rethink Charlottesville Rabbi Aaron Kotler speaks out against Trump’s lack of reaction to Charlottesville. Kotler, CEO of Beth Medrash Govoha, and Weisberg are members of Lakewood’s Vaad, or Jewish council, which represents a large amount of the Orthodox Jewish community in public policy issues. The […]
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