Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Hasidic Judaism?

Read on to explore the world of Hasidic Judaism. Learn about what it is, what Hasidim wear, and about many of their customs and traditions.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Orthodox Jews: New York’s New Untouchables

I have what my family considers to be an irrational affection for New York. While I was at Columbia Law School, a professor asked us to int...

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

How Religious Jews Became Official Scapegoats of COVID Policy

Debates surrounding the pandemic continue to rely on false narratives about Haredim

News | Antisemitism Watch

New study: Visibly identifiable Jews most targeted by antisemites in West

  On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new report shows a sharp increase in the number of antisemitic

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

“Extreme, insufferable, close-minded”: Allison Josephs criticises media outlets’ depiction of Orthodox Jews

Allison Josephs, the Founder and Executive Director of Jew In The City, a non-profit organisation that seeks to change negative perceptions of religious Jews, appeared on the most recent episode of Podcast Against Antisemitism where she spoke of the often

News | Antisemitism Watch

The Invisible Victims of American Anti-Semitism

If a hateful act doesn’t fit a preset political narrative, the public rarely notices it.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Why are the ultra-Orthodox the happiest group in Israel?

A strong sense of community and a different set of aspirations have a lot to do with it.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

One out of seven Jews worldwide are haredi | Israel National News

How many haredim leave the community? Study finds 80% of Jewish population growth is from haredi sector. 1/4 of Jews will be haredi by 2040.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Meet Orthodox Jewish All Star, Jerry Wittenstein, Who Developed Half Of Apollo 11’s Trajectories

“There is nothing out there [in space] but God. If anything, I think that the Abishter, the Holy One Blessed Be He, put all that stuff out there to get our attention. And He got my attention, and many other people’s attention.” If you found this content m

News | Jewish Community

New York Times Depicts Israeli Orthodox as Disease Vectors Spreading Virus Via Skullcaps

A taxi passes by in front of The New York Times head office, Feb. 7, 2013. Photo: Reuters / Carlo …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Want to Represent Orthodox Jews Accurately? Take This Test Before Production Begins - Jew In The City

In light of NBC’s recent pulling of the controversial episode after misrepresenting Orthodox Judaism in their show “Nurses,” Jew and the City has helped to create THE JOSEPHS TEST: A quick checklist for creators and viewers of media of Orthodox Jewish nar

News | Antisemitism Watch

NBC Faces Jewish Community Furor Over ‘Dangerous, Pernicious’ Attack on Orthodox Jews in Show ‘Nurses’

A scene from episode 8 of “Nurses,” season 1. For the second time this week, NBC is facing broad condemnation from …

News | News

Orthodox Jews Slam New Amazon Prime Regulations

Orthodox Jews are slamming a new Amazon policy they say will shut them out of a coveted program that allows sellers to ship goods directly from non-Amazon warehouses as "Prime" products.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

David Schoen's Water Drinking And The Hypocrisy Of The Closed-Minded "Open-Minded" People

Why is making fun of people's religious practices still OK in 2021? We supposedly got to a point about inclusivity and diversity .


Jewish Community: De Blasio’s Perfect Patsies

If Orthodox Jews were really to blame for spreading the coronavirus, as the mayor asserted, why weren't their neighborhoods added to his ‘hardest hit’ list designated to receive the vaccine ASAP?

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Cuomo Compared Orthodox Jews to the KKK. Now a Jewish School Is Taking Him to Court

Bais Yaakov Ateres Miriam, an Orthodox Jewish school sued Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio for religious discrimination in COVID-19 orders.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Amar'e Stoudemire Became An Orthodox Jew - Jew in the City

Jew In The City makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible to Jewish people, reversing negative associations about religious Jews.

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Secular Jews are starting to understand the haredi Orthodox — thanks to Israeli television

Cracks in the secular-religious divide have begun to appear, and I believe much of the credit for the happy fissure belongs to Israeli television, writes Rabbi Avi Shafran.


Orthodox Jews Are Half of Covid-19 Plasma Donors, Doctor Tells New York Times

Menashe Sadik, of Baltimore, Md., reads scripture while donating blood at the Blood Bank of Delmarva. Photo: Damian Giletto / …

Miscellaneous | Diaspora

Israeli Orthodox Jewish Female Runner Wins Miami Half Marathon, Her First US Race

Beatie Deutsch, center, receiving her first place award after the Life Time Miami Half Marathon. Photo: Facebook. Beatie Deutsch, an …

News | Jewish Community

Kippah-Wearing Athlete Dedicates $25,000 ‘Million Dollar Mile’ Win to 'the Jewish People'

Michael Neuman (right) on “Million Dollar Mile” with the show’s host, Tim Tebow. Photo: Screenshot. An Orthodox Jew from Florida …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Orthodox female students develop wireless oxygen monitor | ISRAEL21c

An all-female hackathon for Jewish religious women in Jerusalem produces innovative medical products and services.