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If women in STEM is trending in the 2010s, then a woman who rose to the top of the field of Mathematics over 60 years ago was certainly a trailblazer. An Orthodox Jewish women who did this was basically unheard of. Enter Dr. Edith Luchins, born in Poland in 1921, […]
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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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Menachem Bombach may be the first person to have grown up in Meah Shearim and “gone viral.” A video of the midrasha he founded, the Hassidic Midrasha Torah Academy, featuring students hiking and learning math and science was shared by Israeli politician Dov Lipman a couple months ago and was an instant internet […]
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Orthodox Scientist Develops “MonitHer” To Detect Breast Cancer at Home A handheld ultrasound is being developed so that women can monitor their own breasts at home, allowing for a speedier detection of breast cancer. The brains behind the product, Orthodox Jew Yehudit Abrams, is a former biomedical scientist at NASA, […]
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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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As we hear more about women in STEM in the secular world, so too, parts of the Orthodox world are putting more of a focus on this in recent years. For Estie Rose, genetics is the perfect place for her to combine her interest in medicine with her compassion for […]
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As we hear more about women in STEM in the secular world, so too, parts of the Orthodox world are putting more of a focus on this in recent years. For Estie Rose, genetics is the perfect place for her to combine her interest in medicine with her compassion for […]
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  Houston, we don’t have a problem! That’s because when Aerospace Engineer, Aaron Brown, first encountered Torah in an in-depth way, he thought it was out of this world. Brown, who specializes in trajectory analysis, design, and operations at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, sees no contradiction in […]
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