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Meir Kruter grew up with art in his heart and a Gemara in his hand. He was born in Brooklyn to a tight-knit family and raised as an only child by a single mom. His mother greatly encouraged his passion for what was an unconventional route for religious boys at […]
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The Response to the Jersey City Shooting Exemplifies the Dangers of Not Taking Hasidic Jews Seriously The attack has compelled many people to look us in the eyes for the first time, and it felt at times as if they were surprised to discover humans who grieve and are in […]
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jew in Pyongyang Meir Alfasi has added 40 more countries to his list since his journeys across the globe were last documented by Ynet. But this one is a record even for him. The ultra-Orthodox photographer, also known as Chabad’s “emissary at large,” made it into North Korea, […]
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New York’s Hot New Trend? Prairie Dresses Inspired by Orthodox Judaism There was one event during New York Fashion Week that felt not just more old-fashioned, but positively pre-Raphaelite. Held in a diner in Tribeca, it showcased new pieces by Batsheva Hay, the New York fashion designer whose ankle-length, Orthodox […]
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  Obama Should Pardon This Iowa Kosher Food Executive Two U.S. Attorneys make the case for why Sholom Rubashkin should be pardoned before President Obama’s term comes to a close next month. Rubashkin has served more than seven years of his life sentence which was commuted to 25 years.   […]
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  UK Math Prodigy Who Graduated Oxford at 13 is Now Orthodox Mom of 4 in Jerusalem She became famous in a competition as a child, but now this brilliant Mathematician is famous for choosing life as a Baalas Teshuva in Jerusalem. Cops Stage Fake Traffic Stop to Help Man’s […]
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  UK Math Prodigy Who Graduated Oxford at 13 is Now Orthodox Mom of 4 in Jerusalem She became famous in a competition as a child, but now this brilliant Mathematician is famous for choosing life as a Baalas Teshuva in Jerusalem. Cops Stage Fake Traffic Stop to Help Man’s […]
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