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Orthodox Jews in Politics

For the first time, an Orthodox Jew is being appointed to the Supreme Court in Western Australia. Rabbi Marcus Solomon is an attorney, legal educator and Jewish educator, as well as a leader in the Perth Jewish community, having established the Beit Midrash of Western Australia in 1993. Western Australia […]
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When President Joe Biden learned that Chief of Staff to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was mother to twelve, he bowed to her. Now, Ravitz balances a role in politics with the traditional scope of women’s roles in her community. While she hopes to be one of the first Haredi women […]
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This week Israel has inaugurated a new prime minister, kippah-wearing, New Jersey-raised Naftali Bennett, whose identity as a Benjamin Netanyahu ally and right-wing settlement advocate is a relief to many Jews. At 49-years-old, Bennett is the first Orthodox Jewish prime minister that Israel has ever had (though Peres became observant […]
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The Biden administration has named Anne Neuberger their point person on the breach of federal systems known as the SolarWinds hack, one of the worst on record. A top National Security Agency official who has become a senior official at the National Security Council, Neuberger has been leading the White […]
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The Biden administration has named Jew in the City Orthodox Jewish All Star and former board member, Chani (Anne) Neuberger their point person on the breach of federal systems known as the SolarWinds hack, the worst on record. A top National Security Agency official who has become a senior official […]
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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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The honorable deputy mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum has a deep personal history with observance and politics. Originally from Gibraltar, the British Protectorate at the southern tip of Spain, she grew up in a traditional Sephardic community. The daughter of a Spanish father and a Moroccan mother, she attended Hebrew […]
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Join The “Meet A Jew” Pop-Up In Harlem To Combat The Wave Of Anti-Semitic Incidents It’s a “Meet a Jew. Make a Friend,” pop-up, with Allison Josephs aka Jew in the City and a small group of ordinary people who happen to be Hasidic and a cross-section of other Orthodox […]
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An Orthodox Jew is Running For Jeremy Corbyn’s Parliament Seat. He’ll Need a Miracle. As an observant Jew, Yosef David was taught to believe in miracles. That’s a good thing since David, a social worker from London, is going to need one to succeed in his new mission: unseating Jeremy […]
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Jewish Teens Don’t Regret Saving Man With Swastika Tattoo A group of Jewish teens rushed to help save a man they later learned had a swastika tattoo. Their actions show the power of doing the right thing. The Skin Gap Is Added to Wikipedia This definition, popularized by Jew in […]
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