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Shulem Lemmer

“We have so much more in common as human beings, than we are different from each other… Once you see that, through the power of music especially, you can bring people together and set an example. This was one of my goals. [To] encourage being Frum and encourage sticking to […]
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“I got an opportunity to [sing the Star-Spangled Banner at MLB] baseball games [through] Universal, and coming into such a place where you see tens of thousands of people, being who I am, the way I look, to just go onto the field and singing, there’s a moment there where […]
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“I got an opportunity to [sing the Star-Spangled Banner at MLB] baseball games [through] Universal, and coming into such a place where you see tens of thousands of people, being who I am, the way I look, to just go onto the field and singing, there’s a moment there where […]
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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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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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AJ Edelman, the first Orthodox Jewish male Olympian; Jerry Wittenstein, a NASA scientist who helped put the first man on the moon; and the Secretary of Transportation of Massachusetts, Stephanie Pollack, are among 10 individuals who have been named the 6th class of Orthodox Jewish All Stars by Jew in the City, […]
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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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Osher Bar & Grill: L.A.’s First Glatt Kosher Sports Bar With its family-style smooth wood tables, sleek bar, industrial beams, exposed-brick walls and 13 large television screens, Osher Bar & Grill looks like it could be a regular sports bar in Anytown USA. However, what sets Osher apart from similar […]
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You’ve heard of The Three Tenors, but have you heard of The Three Cantors? Yanky Lemmer, one of the three, was born and bred in Borough Park as a Belzer Hasid. After yeshiva, Lemmer went to Israel and was paired with a kollel student to learn for an hour a day. […]
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’93Queen’: Film Review | Hot Docs 2018 Forget Supergirl and Wonder Woman. To see a real female superhero in action, check out Paula Eiselt’s documentary concerning the creation of an all-female, Hasidic EMT corps. 93Queen centers on Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, the co-founder of the organization that gives the film its […]
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