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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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Orthodox Runner, Israeli Mother of 5, Hires Attorney in Bid to Move Olympics Marathon From Saturday Beatie Deutsch, a Sabbath-observing mother of five and aspiring Olympic marathoner in Israel, has hired an attorney to ensure that she can run in the race next year. The marathon at the Tokyo games, […]
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The honorable deputy mayor of Jerusalem, Fleur Hassan-Nahoum has a deep personal history with observance and politics. Originally from Gibraltar, the British Protectorate at the southern tip of Spain, she grew up in a traditional Sephardic community. The daughter of a Spanish father and a Moroccan mother, she attended Hebrew […]
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“It’s really surreal to be honored for simply living your life in the way that you choose, but its also good to be reminded that it’s not always that easy for everyone. I’m lucky to work for an organization, yes, the New York Times, that supports and encourages diversity in […]
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“It’s really surreal to be honored for simply living your life in the way that you choose, but its also good to be reminded that it’s not always that easy for everyone. I’m lucky to work for an organization, yes, the New York Times, that supports and encourages diversity in […]
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As the attacks on Orthodox Jews continued to increase last year, during my winter break trip to Israel, I thought it would be a perfect chance for our Olympic Orthodox Jewish All Star, Bat-El Gatterer to teach our viewers some self-defense through her sport, Tae Kwondo. We spent a few […]
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Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews ‘Least Stressed’ by Covid-19, Says Study Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel have been happier and less stressed during the Covid-19 pandemic than others, including secular Jews, according to new research. A study of the Israeli Jewish population by Tel Aviv University found levels of resilience were higher in […]
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NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Wishes a ‘Mazel Tov’ and Cites Torah in Message to Jewish Students Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins scored a touchdown with his congratulatory message to the graduates of a Jewish student program. Cousins wished the graduates of the Jewish Student Union, a program of the Orthodox […]
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Understanding the Dress Codes of Orthodox Jewish Women and Their Diverse Interpretations One of the most talked-about aspects of the show Unorthodox is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty’s story from beginning to end. The show’s costume designer Justine Seymour spent hours on meticulous research, including a week-long stint […]
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