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Nissim Black

Nissim Black, the former gangsta rapper who is now an Orthodox Jewish father of six in Beit Shemesh, Israel, returned to New York last week to headline concerts in Passaic, NJ and at the Israeli Consulate in New York. Along his journey, he has taken rap music and imbued it […]
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Nissim Black, the Orthodox Jewish rapper who has made a new life for himself and found new musical inspiration in Israel was interviewed by Sheinelle Jones on The Today Show this week. Raised in a non-Jewish household, Black started rapping as a teen and eventually found Orthodox Judaism as not […]
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Prince Charles and Others’ Meaningful Tribute to Rabbi Jonathan Sacks The UK’s Prince Charles spoke at a tribute to former Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, alongside former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The Prince of Wales called Sacks a “light unto this nation” on a […]
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Meet Gabi Grossbard, An Orthodox Jew Running For Congress Gabi Grossbard, a former car salesman, IDF veteran and Orthodox Jew, is running for Congress in the 9th District in the Aug. 4 Republican primary for the chance to face Rep. Andy Levin this fall. The 9th District includes Huntington Woods, […]
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Orthodox Rapper Nissim Black Hospitalized with Coronavirus Orthodox rapper Nissim Black confirmed that he has been hospitalized with coronavirus, but denied reports that he was in critical condition. “Thanks for all the tefillos everybody. I am currently getting oxygen and meds in the Hospital and I AM NOT in critical […]
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Doubling Down on Anti-Semitic Displays, Belgian Parade Features Costumes of Orthodox Jews With Insect Bodies Caricatures of Jews, including ones depicting them as ants, were prominently displayed at this city’s annual parade. The displays came a year after the Jewish Telegraphic Agency exposed anti-Semitic displays in last year’s parade in […]
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2018 has been an amazing year for Jew in the City, with more eyes on our content, more impact made from our great reporting and more negative associations broken down about Orthodox Jews. Do you enjoy and appreciate our articles? It is not too late to contribute to our annual […]
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The Israeli Tech Guru Who Helps Start-ups Without Asking Anything in Return Hillel Fuld is a “macher,” which is Yiddish for “a man who arranges, fixes and makes connections,” and therefore knows almost everyone in Israeli hi-tech. Fuld is an axle, among many others, in the Israeli wheel known as […]
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Hot-Ticket Comedian Ashley Blaker to Perform Four Shows in Israel in March Ultra-Orthodox comedian Ashley Blaker is in high demand. But he’s made sure to slip four shows across Israel next month into his busy schedule. Those are after a show at London’s Soho Theatre, before recording a new BBC […]
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Herman Wouk: Remembrances The enduring appeal of Herman Wouk’s many novels speaks volumes — and though he’s well past the century mark, he’s still writing. The man who wrote “The Caine Mutiny,” Herman Wouk, was once a naval officer himself and has just published the book he says will be […]
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