EXPLORE. CONNECT. FLOURISH.

New York City

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 […]
read more
The Response to the Jersey City Shooting Exemplifies the Dangers of Not Taking Hasidic Jews Seriously The attack has compelled many people to look us in the eyes for the first time, and it felt at times as if they were surprised to discover humans who grieve and are in […]
read more
The Story Behind Iceland’s Only Rabbi Estimates of Iceland’s Jewish population range from zero to a couple hundred. Officially and legally, the government of Iceland doesn’t recognize Judaism as a religion. Rabbi Avi Feldman, a tall, lanky 27-year-old with a tawny beard who hails from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, has made […]
read more
Report: Joe Lieberman on Short List for UN Ambassador Lieberman, who publicly supported moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, is on the short list to replace U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. No other evidence supports the speculation, and a source close to Lieberman said Lieberman has not been asked […]
read more