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Orthodox Jewish All Stars

Orthodox Jewish All Star Batel Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae Kwon Do team, whose 19-year-old Abishag Semberg just won the bronze […]
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Orthodox Jewish All Star Bat-El Gatterer is the first Orthodox Jew to qualify for and compete in the Olympics. (See her All Star award acceptance video here and her video interview here.) Now, she is not only a role model to young Orthodox Jewish athletes, she helps coach the current Israeli Tae […]
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Amar’e Stoudemire, Brooklyn Nets’ Assistant Coach, Leslie Berland, Chief Marketing Officer of Twitter; Jordan Gorfinkel, the creator of Batman: Dark Knight; and Sharon Mazel, bestselling co-author of What to Expect When You’re Expecting; are among 10 individuals who have been named the 7th class of Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the […]
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Orthodox Jewish All-Star Stephanie Pollack, who has served as the Secretary of Transportation for the State of Massachusetts has been named by President Joe Biden as the newly appointed Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Alongside Republican Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Pollack, who is a progressive Democrat, has helped […]
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You’ve heard the fanfare of the Jew in the City All Star Awards, but never got to witness it yourself. For the first time ever, we are offering an HD streaming video of the 6th All Star Awards filmed at Lincoln Center’s iconic Alice Tully Hall last December. You and […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Is there religious significance if someone dies on Rosh Hashana or Erev Rosh Hashana? -Josh Dear Josh- Thanks for your question, which I assume was motivated by Justice Ginsburg’s passing. A lot of people online are saying that it’s a sign of righteousness. The rationale […]
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Shabbat-Observant Youth Soccer Club Forms in Honor of Miami Teen’s Death Sholem Benchimol was a talented soccer player with aspirations of one day becoming a professional, but he usually couldn’t play due to Shabbat. Sholem’s career was cut short in April when the 17-year-old, known for wearing his kippah on […]
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“We have so much more in common as human beings, than we are different from each other… Once you see that, through the power of music especially, you can bring people together and set an example. This was one of my goals. [To] encourage being Frum and encourage sticking to […]
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“I got an opportunity to [sing the Star-Spangled Banner at MLB] baseball games [through] Universal, and coming into such a place where you see tens of thousands of people, being who I am, the way I look, to just go onto the field and singing, there’s a moment there where […]
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“I got an opportunity to [sing the Star-Spangled Banner at MLB] baseball games [through] Universal, and coming into such a place where you see tens of thousands of people, being who I am, the way I look, to just go onto the field and singing, there’s a moment there where […]
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