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“I started work in January of 2015. Within a couple weeks, we had four blizzards in a four week period. We got over 100″ of snow and actually it never went above freezing so it didn’t melt. We had a huge crisis. The transit system stopped working. None of the […]
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“I started work in January of 2015. Within a couple weeks, we had four blizzards in a four week period. We got over 100″ of snow and actually it never went above freezing so it didn’t melt. We had a huge crisis. The transit system stopped working. None of the […]
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Marvin Schick, Advocate for the Orthodox Community, Dies at 85 Marvin Schick, a pioneering advocate for the rights of Orthodox Jews to maintain their religious practices in the places they worked, died on April 23 at his home in Brooklyn. He grew up in an America where Orthodox Jews often […]
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Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled to 2021. They just announced the specific dates for next year’s games and I’m doing everything I can to try and ensure the marathon isn’t rescheduled for Shabbat. It normally is always on a Sunday but in the […]
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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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Jewish Teen Ping Pong Ace Can’t Go to Olympic Trials on Sabbath An Orthodox Jewish teen from Long Island made it all the way to the Olympic trials for ping pong — and now she likely can’t compete because it falls during the Sabbath. Nationally ranked Estee Ackerman, 18, is […]
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“Once, in Germany, I walked three hours in the snow [on Shabbos]. When I got to the competition, I was like a snowman. Two minutes after [I got there,] they called me to the fight. I [won!]”   Editor – Elie Gabor elie@eliecreative.com The post Meet Bat El Gatterer, First […]
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American Dream: Meadowlands Megamall Nears Finish Line Though the Munchies food hall (a partnership with the popular food website) was still mostly a shell, it too will be big: 38,000 square feet, with 18 yet-to-be-named vendors. If you have the wherewithal, you won’t go hungry at American Dream, which promises […]
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Haredim in Tech: 50 Shades of Black A student who has been described as “off the charts bright” graduates from one of Israel’s major academic institutions specializing in hi-tech. After graduation, as a part of a highly selective training, they reach the final round of a national cyber security contest […]
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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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