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Orthodox Jews in Media

When Covid brought his video business to a standstill last spring, Orthodox Jewish cinematographer Elie Gabor tapped into his inner-Yosef (Joseph). As in, “The Yosef,” the one we’re currently reading about in the weekly parsha. “All of a sudden, all my shoots started dropping like flies,” Elie recalls. For the […]
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What’s your 2020 theme song? That was the talk on social media this week after Spotify released its annual year-in-review, called Spotify Unwrapped, telling each listener the one song he or she played more than any other. I didn’t need Spotify’s help.  My most-played song is the same song as […]
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What’s your 2020 theme song? That was the talk on social media this week after Spotify released its annual year-in-review, called Spotify Unwrapped, reminding each listener the one song he or she played more than any other. I didn’t need Spotify’s help.  My most-played song is the same song as […]
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We see Hasidic women in Hollywood all the time, but far too often they are negative and over the top fictional portrayals. Many real-life Hasidic women, especially in more insular sects like Satmar, have no idea what Hollywood is. But then there are women like Bylu Wertheimer. Wertheimer first attended and then taught […]
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“I was just talking to a friend of mine from work, who just happens to run the Personal Health section. I was talking about how Shabbat for me, is really important to my family, because it gives us just a minute to stop running around, and we have to figure […]
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