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Meet Gabi Grossbard, An Orthodox Jew Running For Congress Gabi Grossbard, a former car salesman, IDF veteran and Orthodox Jew, is running for Congress in the 9th District in the Aug. 4 Republican primary for the chance to face Rep. Andy Levin this fall. The 9th District includes Huntington Woods, […]
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“It started as a spreadsheet, a very basic spreadsheet” Elana Sichel says. She and Hadassah Raskas are the Co-founders of Corona Connects, an initiative that pairs volunteers with organizations needing the extra hands during this chaotic period of coming back from Coronavirus. The idea originated in a strong desire to […]
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“It started as a spreadsheet, a very basic spreadsheet” Elana Sichel says. She and Hadassah Raskas are the co-founders of Corona Connects, an initiative that pairs volunteers with organizations needing the extra hands during this chaotic period of a pandemic. The idea originated in a strong desire to be of […]
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“It started as a spreadsheet, a very basic spreadsheet,” Elana Sichel, a recent graduate of University of Maryland says. She and Hadassah Raskas, a U Penn rising senior, are the co-founders of Corona Connects, an initiative that pairs volunteers with organizations needing the extra hands during this chaotic time of […]
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Dear JITC- What is the Torah perspective on wearing a mask and social distancing? Thanks, Cory Dear Cory- That you should do it. Sincerely, Rabbi Jack Abramowitz Educational Correspondent Follow Ask Rabbi Jack on YouTube Editor’s Note: While Rabbi Abramowitz asked that we publish his response immediately and verbatim, and […]
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Orthodox Rapper Nissim Black Hospitalized with Coronavirus Orthodox rapper Nissim Black confirmed that he has been hospitalized with coronavirus, but denied reports that he was in critical condition. “Thanks for all the tefillos everybody. I am currently getting oxygen and meds in the Hospital and I AM NOT in critical […]
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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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The Orthodox Jewish community has been getting enormous negative press over the last several years, especially the segment known as the Haredi or the Hasidim. They have been vilified in every way imaginable way by the media, and negatively stereotyped. I cannot imagine the burden such a group has 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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A Hasidic Jew and a pastor walk into an ambulance. This is not the set up of a joke – this what life for Pastor William Richard Harrel Junior, of blessed memory, looked like for decades before he succumbed to Coronavirus several weeks ago. It was around 35 years ago […]
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