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Dear Jew in the City- Judaism requires children to have certain obligations towards their parents with honoring one’s mother and father. Do parents have any obligations to their children? Thanks, RR Dear RR- Thanks very much for your question. While it seems rather straightforward, I suspect from your juxtaposition to […]
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Religious Jewish fathers don’t get a very positive portrayal in media. On the side of fiction, there’s  Tevye, from Fiddler on the Roof, who is strict and expects his family to obey him. There’s the dad from Shtisel, who tries to limit his son Akiva and his dreams of being […]
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Lakewood Hires Its First-Ever Orthodox Jewish Police Cadet With an Orthodox Jewish community making up most of Lakewood’s rapidly growing population, the township has hired its first-ever Orthodox police cadet, officials said. “I’m excited about it,” Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles said Thursday. “I think it’s significant for any community to […]
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Beatie Deutsch, the Haredi Jewish mother of five who made headlines when noticed by George Takei, Business Insider and more for running the Tel Aviv Marathon while 7.5 months pregnant, made history again by winning the top spot by Israeli women competing in the Jerusalem Marathon. Deutsch is still in […]
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Opioid Abuse in the Orthodox Jewish Community Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue. Drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of injury death in the United States, according to the federal government. Nationwide, more than 33,000 people died from causes related to heroin and prescription pain pills in […]
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The Real Reason Rachel Zoe Waited 3 Years To Cut Her Son’s Hair For the curious, there is a reason that stylist Rachel Zoe chose to keep her three-year-old son Kaius’ hair long: She and her husband, Rodger Berman, are Jewish, and they chose to honor the ceremonial custom of […]
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The Parent Trip: Melissa & Evan Rosenberg of Bala Cynwyd An insider’s look into the marriage and parenting of young couples, Philly.com meets Orthodox Evan and Melissa Rosenberg, parents to a toddler and a baby. Through the ups and downs of their courtship and parenting techniques come inspirational lessons for […]
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  In One 16-Year-Old Jewish Boy, The Face of the Anti-Trump Protest In an incredibly brave move, this frum  teen took a stand against hate during his lunch break. Watch the compelling video here.   Your Kids Need to Learn this Powerful Lifelong Lesson The inspiring Orthodox family featured recently […]
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In One 16-Year-Old Jewish Boy, The Face of the Anti-Trump Protest In an incredibly brave move, this frum  teen took a stand against hate during his lunch break. Watch the compelling video here.   Your Kids Need to Learn this Powerful Lifelong Lesson The inspiring Orthodox family featured recently on […]
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