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Tu B’Shvat is an all year long celebration when you’re working farmland, as Hasidic Jew Yisroel Bass does at the Yiddish Farm in Upstate New York. The farm was founded in order to “expand the role of the Yiddish language, serve as a bridge between Yiddish speakers of various backgrounds, […]
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Conspiracy Theory That Jews Created Virus Spreads on Social Media, ADL Says As coronavirus pandemic has impacted across the world, white nationalists have found a familiar bogeyman to blame online. But some of them also see an opportunity. “Meet a Jew” Pop-up Combats Two Epidemics: Coronavirus and Anti-Semitism In recent […]
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While no one could say that observant Jewish members of the United States Armed Forces have ever had it easy, there are many trailblazers who have made it possible for today’s Orthodox Jews in the military to thrive. But what were things like for Orthodox Jews who fought in World […]
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While no one could say that observant Jewish members of the United States Armed Forces have ever had it easy, there are many trailblazers who have made it possible for today’s Orthodox Jews in the military to thrive. But what were things like for Orthodox Jews who fought in World […]
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Dear Rebbetzin Chaya- I feel embarrassed to be wearing the same kippah as so many other Jews who make such a bad impression during Yeshiva break or Chol Hamoed. I see people cutting other people off, parking terribly, pushing in line, being rude to amusement park or museum staff or […]
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How An Italian Earthquake in 1570 Created The First Modern Orthodox Jew Azariah de’ Rossi was an entirely unremarkable Italian Jew in his late 50s when the earth shook beneath his feet in the great Ferrara earthquake of November 1570. Narrowly escaping the collapse of his home that Shabbat night, […]
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Michael Eisenberg, Partner – Aleph, Returns to Forbes Midas List A returnee to this year’s Midas List, Michael Eisenberg is an equal partner at Aleph, the firm he cofounded with Eden Shochat in 2013. Aleph has raised $330 million across two funds to invest in Israeli startups, with 17 portfolio […]
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In 2013, I was privileged to meet and film an interview with Senator Joe Lieberman in Senate as part of our first class of Orthodox Jewish All Stars. We recently got a chance to sit down again and chat about what he’s been up to since he left government (a lot!) […]
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In 2013, I was privileged to meet and film an interview with Senator Joe Lieberman in Senate as part of our first class of Orthodox Jewish All Stars. We recently got a chance to sit down again and chat about what he’s been up to since he left government (a lot!) […]
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  Read The Groundbreaking Orthodox Film Story That’s Now An Award Finalist The Haredi world is generally viewed as an insular patriarchal community that shuns movies, but a fledgling, shadow film industry has been growing quietly for a decade within the confines of this improbable universe. These flicks — dozens […]
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