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These US Orthodox women bloggers prefer not to be seen, but are very much heard

NEW YORK — Soon after its release, the new cookbook “Dinner Done: Practical Recipes For Your Busy Day” zipped to Amazon’s number one new release in the kosher cooking category and fast sold out in Israel. It’s the paper and ink incarnation of the unique Orthodox Jewish lifestyle site Between Carpools, whose creators have unlocked […]

Orthodox Jew in Capitol riots called ‘left-wing’ despite lack of evidence

Right-wing figures on Twitter, including Donald Trump Jr., are promoting the idea that Aaron Mostofsky, the Orthodox Jewish man who joined the Capitol mob last week wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest, was a left-wing agitator. The accounts cite Mostofsky’s registration as a Democrat in making the case that he is associated with Antifa, […]

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox prefer a Jewish state to a democratic one, survey finds

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The only way to wean America’s Orthodox Jews off Trumpism

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Orthodox media support for Capitol mob roils Long Island Jewish communities

JTA — On Jan. 7, one day after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, the 5 Towns Jewish Times, a weekly newspaper catering to the large Orthodox community in Nassau County on Long Island, ran a photo of one of its columnists posing triumphantly in front of a sea of protesters. “5TJT columnist Dr. Gila […]

FBI Raids Home of Orthodox Man in Capitol Mob

(JTA) — Aaron Mostofsky, an Orthodox Jewish man who participated in the Capitol mob last week wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest, was arrested by the FBI at his home in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. Videos circulating on social media Tuesday morning showed several FBI agents outside his home. One video showed an FBI agent carrying a […]

FBI agents raid Brooklyn home of pelt-wearing Orthodox man in Capitol mob

Aaron Mostofsky, an Orthodox Jewish man who participated in the Capitol mob last week, wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest, appears to have been the subject of a raid by the FBI at his home in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. Videos circulating on social media Tuesday morning showed several FBI officers outside a home that […]

First Orthodox Jewish girl gets Eagle Scout, helps others during COVID-19

Currently in Israel, 19-years-old LA native Gabbi Stein won 29 badges before obtaining the highest rank the scouts have. Source 00 Hits: 2

Biden names Orthodox woman to senior National Security Council position

Browse > Home / News / Biden names Orthodox woman to senior National Security Council position January 10, 2021 by JNS Read on for article U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council. Anne Neuberger. […]

Amudim raises $5m. to help victims of abuse, addiction in Orthodox world

Amudim, a crisis center focusing on combating sexual abuse, trauma and addictions in the Orthodox community, raised over $5 million at the 36-hour “Unite to Heal” event that featured rabbis, metal health professionals and celebrities. Some 10,319 donors helped Amudim reach the final sum of $5,034,632.Unite to Heal will enable Amudim to hire three new […]

Washington rioter identified as son of New York Modern Orthodox judge

One of the rioters who invaded the US Capitol on Wednesday has been identified as the son of Steven (Shlomo) Mostofsky, a New York judge and former president of the National Council of Young Israel, an Orthodox synagogue association that has been outspokenly pro-Trump, the Gothamist reported on Thursday. Aaron Mostofsky, whose father is Kings County […]

Court rules Orthodox-dominated school board wasn’t elected properly

A federal appeals court in New York affirmed that a voting method that elected a majority Orthodox Jewish school board in upstate East Ramapo violates the Voting Rights Act, Lohud.com reported. Most of the Rockland County district’s public school students are minorities and most of the Orthodox children attend private schools. A three-judge panel of […]

Drone over Bethlehem shows a near empty Nativity Church on Orthodox Christmas

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Formerly Orthodox ‘The Good Doctor’ character inspired by creator’s family

Writer and producer David Shore didn’t have to look far when developing a key new character for his hit ABC-TV series “The Good Doctor.” He went straight to his nieces and nephews, the children of his Orthodox rabbi brothers. The show, which returns with new episodes on Jan. 11, focuses on Shaun Murphy (played by […]

Orthodox Jewish groups endorse coronavirus vaccine, rabbis follow suit

The Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), two Orthodox Jewish religious organizations, released a statement in mid-December encouraging their community members to get vaccinated. Some American Orthodox rabbis have bolstered the statement.“It is not a task that we are undertaking to try to convince the anti-vaccine movement,” OU executive vice president […]

NY investigating Orthodox-run clinics with ‘fraudulent’ COVID-19 vaccine

A network of health clinics owned by a Hasidic man and serving a number of Hasidic communities in Brooklyn and upstate New York is under investigation for administering COVID-19 vaccines to members of the general public. New York State health commissioner Howard Zucker announced the investigation into ParCare Community Health Network on Saturday, saying in […]

Orthodox Jewish woman’s suicide note posts on Instagram after her death

Yocheved Gourarie, a 24-year old Orthodox Jewish woman from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, jumped to her death from the Vessel in Hudson Yards, leaving behind a suicide note which she pre-scheduled to upload automatically to Instagram prior to her death.Before her suicide, she scheduled a heartbreaking goodbye post on Instagram, assuring her family and friends that […]

Orthodox Jewish businessman vies for the crown at WSOP’s main event

As Gershon Distenfeld sees it, life and poker have their similarities – notably “a certain amount of uncertainty.” “There is a little bit of luck involved — sometimes a lot of luck,” an Orthodox Jewish businessman from Bergenfield, New Jersey, told the morning show “Bloomberg Surveillance” last week, as reported by the Forward. “But in […]

Orthodox Jews Burn Down COVID-19 Testing Site In Israel — Smeared As ‘Extremists’

A United Hatzalah coronavirus testing station in Bnei Brak was torched in an arson attack Monday evening by a group of “extremists” opposing testing efforts: No one was harmed during the incident. While most haredim (ultra-Orthodox – the demographic that makes up a majority of Bnei Brak – are abiding by restrictions and state efforts […]

Oversized Chicago wedding divides Orthodox Jews, foils contact tracers

JTA — Officials in the Chicago area are struggling to uncover whether an Orthodox Jewish wedding that violated public health restrictions led to new COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit city. About 150 guests attended the wedding in a Chicago suburb on December 2 at a time when 14.8% of COVID-19 tests in the surrounding county were […]

Oversized Chicago wedding divided Orthodox Jews and foiled contact tracers

Officials in the Chicago area are struggling to uncover whether an Orthodox Jewish wedding that violated public health restrictions led to new COVID-19 cases in the hard-hit city. About 150 guests attended the wedding in a Chicago suburb on Dec. 2 at a time when 14.8% of COVID tests in the surrounding county were coming […]

Rabbi Schwartz, leader of Orthodox rabbinical courts, dies at 95

Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, a longtime judge in Orthodox rabbinical courts and a leading authority in Jewish law, died Thursday. He was 95. Schwartz served as the lead judge for the Beth Din of America, one of the major Jewish courts in the United States, for nearly 30 years. He also led the court of […]

Orthodox rapper Nissim Black’s new single remakes ‘Hava Nagila’ just in time for Hanukkah

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CUNY Professors Attempted to Bar Orthodox Jewish Professor from Meeting, Report Says

The New York Post has obtained a report providing evidence that a group of progressive professors at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Kingsborough Community College (KCC) attempted to bar an Orthodox Jewish professor from attending one of their meetings. The December 7 Post report stated that the Orthodox Jewish professor and head of […]

Thousands again defy restrictions to attend Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox funeral

JTA — Large crowds gathered Monday afternoon for the funeral of a beloved Hasidic rabbi in Williamsburg, home to the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn. Thousands gathered at the funeral, according to the New York Post, and most did not wear masks. The funeral took place at the same synagogue where a massive wedding expected […]

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protest Jerusalem light rail route, 25 arrested

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25 arrested after clashes at huge ultra-Orthodox protest in Jerusalem

Several thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews protested in Jerusalem on Monday with hundreds clashing with police during a demonstration over the planned route of the city’s light rail through their insular neighborhoods. At least 25 people were arrested. The demonstrators started by blocking a main junction in Jerusalem, before some of them knocked over fences surrounding the […]

US Orthodox Jews’ COVID revelation: Protecting religious rights takes a village

JTA — In the more than 30 years that Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel has worked at Agudath Israel, an umbrella organization and advocacy group representing ultra-Orthodox Jews, he can’t remember a single year where as much of the group’s work took place in court. There was the lawsuit challenging New York state for applying different […]

COVID-19 shows how important religious liberty is to Orthodox Jews in US

(JTA) — In the more than 30 years that Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel has worked at Agudath Israel, an umbrella organization and advocacy group representing haredi Orthodox Jews, he can’t remember a single year where as much of the group’s work took place in court. There was the lawsuit challenging New York state for applying different […]

Tim Pool and Luke Rudkowski Gush Over Heshy Tischler, Brooklyn’s Orthodox jewish Activist

Heshy Tischler is an Orthodox jew who has made his opposition to the COVID-19 lockdown of his community very public. Now there is some great PR to make him and his fellow tribesmen seem like great freedom fighters against tyranny. Here is Tim Pool interviewing Teshy about his “HUGE win.” Bitchute link And here is […]

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