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On Your Mark with Allison Josephs Too many people never saw Torah’s beauty. Allison Josephs helps them discover it. Allison Josephs launched Jew in the City and its initiative, Project Makom, an outreach organization that works to reverse negative associations of frum Jews. The Unlikely Journey of a 16-Year-Old Baseball […]
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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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Hotel Cancels Yeshiva University Hoops Team’s Rooms Over Coronavirus Fears Fear over the coronavirus followed the Yeshiva men’s basketball team from New York to Maryland. The team had its rooms canceled on Thursday by The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Pikesville, where they competed in the first round of the […]
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Join The “Meet A Jew” Pop-Up In Harlem To Combat The Wave Of Anti-Semitic Incidents It’s a “Meet a Jew. Make a Friend,” pop-up, with Allison Josephs aka Jew in the City and a small group of ordinary people who happen to be Hasidic and a cross-section of other Orthodox […]
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The coverage and feedback on our “Meet a Jew in the City” pop-up event continues to pour in. Here’s another glimpse on our amazing experience in Harlem as we plan the next installment! The post “Meet a Jew in the City” on FOX 5 News appeared first on Jew in […]
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Jew in the City is reaching out to spread peace and make friendships through a series of Meet A Jew, Make A Friend pop-ups on the streets of New York City. CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports. The press has been covering the story widely, with the Times of Israel, Haaretz and […]
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We are thrilled to announce that the 6th Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards will be on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center) New York, NY. A kiddush Hashem this big deserves a space so extraordinary! We can’t wait to see you there. Meet this year’s and […]
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Jewish Teens Don’t Regret Saving Man With Swastika Tattoo A group of Jewish teens rushed to help save a man they later learned had a swastika tattoo. Their actions show the power of doing the right thing. The Skin Gap Is Added to Wikipedia This definition, popularized by Jew in […]
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As Sex Ceases to Sell, Modesty Has Its Fashion Moment The style is as old as Adam and Eve, but it’s newly cool. Runways this year were full of more-covered-up options far removed from stereotypically dowdy looks. Valentino SpA and the Row have led the way with luxurious fabrics and […]
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Jew in the City reverses negative associations about religious Jews by highlighting an approach based on kindness, tolerance, sincerity, and critical thinking and makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible. Project Makom, an initiative of Jew in the City, helps former and questioning Haredi Jews find their place […]
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