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Orthodox Jews in Tech

Michal Oshman, a TikTok executive from Israel who now lives in London, just wrote a book which shows the ways in which Judaism allowed her to find her true purpose. As TikTok Europe’s head of company culture, diversity and inclusion, she brings expertise from team development at Facebook and three […]
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When a scion from a famous family of Yiddish scholars came on board to help Duolingo with its first Yiddish course, she realized that the academic version with which she grew up was not the same language used by 500,000 speakers worldwide today. That led to a collaboration with Hasidic […]
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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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Joe Teplow, co-founder of the non-profit Good Today wants to make giving a daily habit for the world over. He came up with this idea as a student in Yeshiva University and started building out the concept from his dorm room. From the software they developed for Good Today, Teplow […]
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Orthodox Jews March in Brooklyn to Honor George Floyd Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community registered its outrage over the police-custody death of George Floyd, shouting “no justice, no peace” and holding “Black Lives Matter” signs. More than 200 demonstrators marched peacefully, blending calls for justice with the Torah teachings. Yeshivat Noam […]
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On the 72nd Anniversary of Israel’s independence, the country’s technical and scientific progress is one of its greatest achievements. There, Dr. Avi Schroeder is a voice of reason in the fight to find a vaccine for Covid-19. He is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel […]
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Dr. Avi Schroeder has never had a bite of shrimp in his life, but he sure spends a lot of time with them in his search for a vaccine for Covid-19! Schroeder is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology where he heads […]
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Dr. Avi Schroeder has never had a bite of shrimp in his life, but he sure spends a lot of time with them in his search for a vaccine for Covid-19! Schroeder is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology where he heads […]
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Meet the Freshman Class of the Maryland General Assembly The freshman class of Maryland’s General Assembly includes the legislature’s largest group of female lawmakers to ever serve in the state house, including Dalya Attar (D-Baltimore City): She is a Baltimore prosecutor and an Orthodox Jew. Haredi Woman Running in Labor […]
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