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Dr. Jeffrey Kranzler: Orthodox Jew, therapist, and comic book creator puts the “holy” in Batman. Well, not Batman exactly –  his comic book hero is called  The Crimson Protector. But it was holiness, in part, that led Kranzler to the field of mental health. Not only is nearly everyone in […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Is there religious significance if someone dies on Rosh Hashana or Erev Rosh Hashana? -Josh Dear Josh- Thanks for your question, which I assume was motivated by Justice Ginsburg’s passing. A lot of people online are saying that it’s a sign of righteousness. The rationale […]
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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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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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We see Hasidic women in Hollywood all the time, but far too often they are negative and over the top fictional portrayals. Many real-life Hasidic women, especially in more insular sects like Satmar, have no idea what Hollywood is. But then there are women like Bylu Wertheimer. Wertheimer first attended and then taught […]
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Officials Rule Delaware Chabad Center Fire an Arson Fortunately, no one was hurt in the blaze, but the damages are estimated to be at $75,000. The incident comes after a Chabad center in Oregon caught fire twice in the last week. Boy Forms Heartwarming Bond With UPS Driver During Pandemic […]
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Over the last few years, there have been a number of high profile agunah cases in the media. While there is a certain shame in having the world know about your problems, there is also an added motivation to fix them. And fixing problems is the Jewish way. As more […]
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After Adjustments for Muslim Runners, Olympics Says No Way to Help Jewish Marathoner It appears the IOC is now taking the position that an athlete’s deeply held religious beliefs and practices can never be taken into account in scheduling Olympic events. The IOC’s broad rejection of any consideration of an […]
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Psychologist and Chabad mother of six, Sarah Dukes was previously well-known for award-winning songwriting. But in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, she has become renowned for her tenacity, faith and positive thinking. Her husband Rabbi Yudi Dukes (Chaim Schneur Zalman Yehuda ben Hinda Yocheved) became one of the longest-hospitalized […]
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“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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