Orthodox Jews

Artist Sara Erenthal Reflects on Her Ultra-Orthodox Upbringing, And Life Beyond

Artist Sara Erenthal Reflects on Her Ultra-Orthodox Upbringing, And Life Beyond
By September 9, 2014

She fled an arranged marriage at 17, joined the Israeli army, then backpacked through India. Her new exhibit in Brooklyn touches on her religious childhood and secular present. Read More

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When The Rabbi’s Wife Plays Gay Matchmaker

When The Rabbi’s Wife Plays Gay Matchmaker
By June 27, 2014

“Someday in the not-so-distant future, I choose to believe, the sight of Yeshiva kids walking into school with their two Abbas will be old hat.” Read More

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ACLU to Hasidic Community of Kiryas Joel: Sex-Segregation in Park Not Allowed

ACLU to Hasidic Community of Kiryas Joel: Sex-Segregation in Park Not Allowed
By March 31, 2014

“Public parks cannot segregate based on sex any more than they can on race or national origin.” Donna Lieberman, NYCLU Read More

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Secular and Orthodox Jews Come Together for Shabbat

Secular and Orthodox Jews Come Together for Shabbat
By October 17, 2013

Watch the hilarious YouTube video for the “Israeli Shabbat” program Read More

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David Brooks’ Orthodox Fantasy

David Brooks’ Orthodox Fantasy
By March 8, 2013

The New York Times columnist abandons his critical faculties on a trip to a kosher supermarket Read More

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Haredi Card Game Teaches Girls Not to Eat Ice Cream or Laugh in Public

Haredi Card Game Teaches Girls Not to Eat Ice Cream or Laugh in Public
By October 24, 2012

Want to behave modestly, girls? There’s a card game for that Read More

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Daily Jewce: Alicia Silverstone’s Eco-Vibrator, Zombies and the Holocaust

Daily Jewce: Alicia Silverstone’s Eco-Vibrator, Zombies and the Holocaust
By October 22, 2012

In the news today: Richard Belzer shops at Stew Leonard’s, anti-Orthodox discrimination in DUMBO, and more Read More

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