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Orthodox Jews in Business

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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Alexi Minko’s bar, the Alibi Lounge, is the first black and gay-owned business in Harlem, for which he has had to make creative and painful choices to keep afloat during the pandemic. To renew his lease, he must now come up with $15,000 by the end of the month. Minko’s […]
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Alexi Minko’s bar, the Alibi Lounge, is the first black and gay-owned business in Harlem, for which he has had to make creative and painful choices to keep afloat during the pandemic. To renew his lease, he must now come up with $15,000 by the end of the month. Minko’s […]
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Esther Altura, who moved to Israel from Los Angeles, is the co-founder of DrizzleX, which develops solutions for water conservation. While she once struggled to find funding, her participation in Proptech Zone’s accelerator has led to an NIS 1.6 million ($500,000) investment from Israel Investment Fund Group. “For Israelis, water […]
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While most Hasidic rabbis give Jewish advice as opposed to business advice and lecture in yeshivas and as opposed to Silicon Valley, Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg is not your average Hasidic rabbi. Born-and-bred in Brooklyn, Ginzberg went to Bobov schools, but does not identify exclusively with one sect, “I’m connected with […]
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“I work with Billionaires. Without a higher cause, I think that life becomes a little bit meaningless. Why are we doing all this? What’s the purpose of this? I think that’s what Judaism gives you.”   Director of Photography | Elie Gabor | elie@eliecreative.com The post Meet Joseph Essas, Orthodox […]
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“I work with Billionaires. Without a higher cause, I think that life becomes a little bit meaningless. Why are we doing all this? What’s the purpose of this? I think that’s what Judaism gives you.” The post Meet All Star, Joseph Essas, Orthodox Jewish CTO of Open Table appeared first […]
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Though many people believe that Orthodox Jewish women aren’t allowed to work, the JWE (The Jewish Women Entrepreneur) works hard to change the lives of hundreds of frum businesswomen, to the tune of millions of dollars in sales. In 2011, Chaya Fishman, founded the organization to help women combat the prejudices against […]
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Contrary to the myth that Orthodox Jewish women aren’t allowed to work, the JWE (The Jewish Women Entrepreneur) is changing lives for hundreds of frum businesswomen, to the tune of millions of dollars in sales. Abbey Wolin is the coordinator for the JWE, and came to it by being an […]
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