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It’s time to talk about how Jews portray themselves on television. With the release of “My Unorthodox Life,” once again Jewish bloggers and writers are up in arms – and rightfully so – about how Jews, specifically Orthodox Jews, are made into over-stereotyped caricatures of what society expects them to […]
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It’s time to talk about how Jews portray themselves on television. With the release of “My Unorthodox Life,” once again Jewish bloggers and writers are up in arms – and rightfully so – about how Jews, specifically Orthodox Jews, are made into over-stereotyped caricatures of what society expects them to […]
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Ari Tolwin grew up in a sea of black hats, hailing from a yeshivish family from Detroit. But last month, he swam with the Sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” How did the son of  an outreach rabbi land a $2 million dollar deal with Mark Cuban for his NuMilk plant milk […]
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“You want to put a dead leg inside of me?” “A dead goyim leg. From anyone – an Arab, a woman.” This was the dialogue between a Hasidic son and his father on a recent episode of the NBC drama “Nurses,” in a scene where a religious Jewish character refuses […]
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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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NBC-TV pulls episode of `Nurses’ after charges it presented inflammatory portrayal of Hasidic Jews; Allison Josephs, director of Jew in the City website that first protested the program, explains to Calev Ben-David why she found it so objectionable, on The Rundown on i24NEWS.  And B’nai Brith Canada gets Entertainment One, […]
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On Tuesday afternoon, we published this response to a shockingly pernicious, anti-Orthodox segment of NBC’s new show “Nurses.” When then posted a clip we filmed onto our Instagram and Twitter. The tweet went viral – the clip garnering almost 1 million views in a day – and suddenly news organizations started noticing. […]
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On Tuesday afternoon, we published this response to a shockingly pernicious, anti-Orthodox segment of NBC’s new show “Nurses.” When then posted a clip we filmed onto our Instagram and Twitter. The tweet went viral – the clip garnering almost 1 million views in a day – and suddenly news organizations started noticing. […]
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If you’re up in arms about the SNL joke that aired this past weekend, claiming that Israel only vaccinates Jews against Covid, be prepared for more outrage. NBC has another apology (and hopefully further education of its writers) to make. In its new show “Nurses,” (episode 8, which aired a […]
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Orthodox Scientist Develops “MonitHer” To Detect Breast Cancer at Home A handheld ultrasound is being developed so that women can monitor their own breasts at home, allowing for a speedier detection of breast cancer. The brains behind the product, Orthodox Jew Yehudit Abrams, is a former biomedical scientist at NASA, […]
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