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Shabbat-Observant Youth Soccer Club Forms in Honor of Miami Teen’s Death Sholem Benchimol was a talented soccer player with aspirations of one day becoming a professional, but he usually couldn’t play due to Shabbat. Sholem’s career was cut short in April when the 17-year-old, known for wearing his kippah on […]
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Respect My Faith so I Can Compete at the Olympics – Bracha Deutsch Pleads for Shot at Tokyo Shabbat is a day of rest: no technology, no distractions and absolutely no running. “I’m 100 percent committed to it. It’s amazing, we totally disconnect for family time – super powerful, restorative, […]
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In a Time of Social Isolation, How the Coronavirus Pandemic Brought One Big Family Together The Leons had been living quietly in West Rogers Park with two of their four daughters at home — Yael, studies business at a local college, and Raina is a nurse at Northwestern Memorial. Daughter […]
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Coronavirus is taking a toll on most of planet earth. Along with many industries, the hospitality business, and the restaurant business in particular, has taken a huge hit from the new reality of the Covid-19 pandemic. Upscale kosher restaurant, NoBo Wine and Grill’s beautiful ambiance has not been enjoyed since […]
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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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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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I Am Your Orthodox Neighbor And I Want Your Understanding I am your (Orthodox) Jewish neighbor and I bleed just like anyone else. Which is why I write this plea for understanding and not to silence or intimidate or label anyone. Jerusalem Meets Athens in New Jersey Graduates of Heichal […]
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While most people associate Orthodox Jewish men with black hats and suits, for Taekwondo Master, Rich Marinelli, it is his belt which is black. He holds a 6th Dan black belt in Taekwondo, after training with world legends over the last 40 years. How did a nice secular Jewish boy […]
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12 hours after Reva Judas’s first son was born he passed away. She experienced 6 miscarriages after that. Ellen Krischer gave birth to a stillborn at 37 weeks. For both of them, their agony was compounded by the taboo nature of their losses. While both, thank God, have children (and Reva […]
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If, God forbid, you had to call 911, who would arrive in the ambulance? If you were in the northern New Jersey communities of Teaneck and Bergenfield, there’s a greater than half chance that it would be an Orthodox Jew! These Bergen County towns rely exclusively on volunteers for their […]
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