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As a record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in the U.K., British Jews are reacting with understandably high levels of fear. Following the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in May, anti-Semitic attacks saw a worldwide increase, though in the United Kingdom, remarkably so. A Rabbi in Essex was struck over the […]
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When an Orthodox Jewish father of seven from London got sick suddenly last Spring, he fell into a coma and woke up to a worldwide pandemic. Originally from South Africa, Eli Seliger is grateful to Hashem for helping him survive. After overcoming Kidney failure, pneumonia, and a nerve disorder, he […]
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With shocking videos captured by bystanders worldwide, the apparent huge uptick in anti-semitic attacks has been seen and felt in major cities worldwide in the past few days. From London and Toronto, to New York and Los Angeles, Jews have endured bottles smashed on them and their businesses, had their […]
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While almost 117,000 people have died from COVID in the United Kingdom, its Haredi community has been especially hard-hit, with 64% of its population testing positive in contrast to England’s 16%. Therefore community leaders created a pop-up vaccination site to coincide with motzaei Shabbos, so that as evening services ended, […]
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Whether featuring classically sugar-dusted red jelly, artisan passionfruit glaze or maple-glaze with bacon, this year’s roundup of some of the world’s most interesting doughnuts is sure to get you in the mood for Chanukah celebrations. Whether you’re in the Tri-State Area, Miami, Toronto, London, Israel or LA, this list of […]
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Understanding the Dress Codes of Orthodox Jewish Women and Their Diverse Interpretations One of the most talked-about aspects of the show Unorthodox is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty’s story from beginning to end. The show’s costume designer Justine Seymour spent hours on meticulous research, including a week-long stint […]
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Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews Are Scapegoats in the Coronavirus Crisis. The ‘Othering’ Goes Back Decades. Orthodox and Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say the coronavirus has led to increased hatred toward their community. While community leaders have gone above and beyond to spread social distancing messaging, all […]
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The Granddaughter of a Cambodian Princess Had a Bat Mitzvah Members of the Cambodian royal family gathered last month at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh for a celebration. It was a bat mitzvah party of the granddaughter of one of the princesses. Elior Koroghli, is the great-granddaughter […]
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The CTO of OpenTable Has 55,000 Restaurants On His App — But He Only Eats at 30 of Them As the CTO of OpenTable, Essas oversees an app for people to reserve and review over 55,000 restaurants — but as an Orthodox Jew who only eats certified kosher food, he […]
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The CTO of OpenTable Has 55,000 Restaurants On His App — But He Only Eats at 30 of Them As the CTO of OpenTable, Essas oversees an app for people to reserve and review over 55,000 restaurants — but as an Orthodox Jew who only eats certified kosher food, he […]
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