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On a walk over the weekend, I had to cross a busy intersection. I hit the pedestrian walk button, the sign lit up, and I was cleared to go. As I was making my way to the other side, a woman in a car in front of me was attempting […]
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YouTuber and video maker Peter Santenello has had a desire to tell the stories about communities that mainstream media won’t cover. He’s traveled all over the world, sharing an insider’s perspective on less known communities. A few months ago, he was invited to Brooklyn to meet and film many members […]
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Two Ultra-Orthodox Feminists Challenge Israel’s Political Landscape They are ultra-Orthodox feminists and liken their group to the suffragist movement. Esty Shushan and Estee Rieder-Indursky have been fighting for the past five years for women’s rights within their strictly conservative ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, community. Now they are trying to draw worldwide […]
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The Real Reason Rachel Zoe Waited 3 Years To Cut Her Son’s Hair For the curious, there is a reason that stylist Rachel Zoe chose to keep her three-year-old son Kaius’ hair long: She and her husband, Rodger Berman, are Jewish, and they chose to honor the ceremonial custom of […]
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500 Years After Being Wiped Out, Sicilian Jewish Life is Reborn A vibrant community was expelled from Sicily under the Spanish Inquisition in 1493. Residents are rediscovering their hidden roots today thanks to the dedication of a new shul and an increasing number of resources. Stunning Court Decision Approves Passover […]
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In his viral YouTube video “High Five New York,” Brooklyn-born and New Haven-raised Hasidic Jew, Meir Kalmanson, runs around NYC high-fiving New York natives and tourists alike who have their arms extended an attempt to hail a cab. The video, set to upbeat music, has received over two million views […]
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