Amudim Video ‘This Is Not Us’ Tackles Pushback When Reporting Sexual Abuse

Amudim's newest video, This Is Not Us, tackles the difficulties victims and their families encounter when reporting sexual abuse in the Jewish community. https://vimeo.com/337408766 The video shows a frum mother, father...

Battle of the Singers Links Benny and Mordechai With Yachad

More than 5,000 people tuned in as the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading organization for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, raised $150,000 during its virtual “Battle...

JOWMA: Supporting Careers of Frum Female Physicians

By Rochelle Miller As an Orthodox Jewish medical student at Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Eliana Fine (Feld) has often been approached by pre-medical and high school students...

Some Small Kosher Food Businesses Hit It Big During Coronavirus

(JTA) — Like many small business owners, Ian Yosef Hertzmark’s small flour operation saw a precipitous drop when the coronavirus pandemic hit the Unites States in March. Almost overnight, Hertzmark’s...

Keep Calm and ‘Kara Na’

By Tammy Mark Keep calm and “Kara Na” — that’s both the motto and the advice of Michal Weinstein, local business owner and Internet influencer. While Weinstein typically spends her...

Reactions to Rabbi Lamm’s Petirah

From the Orthodox Union: The Orthodox Union joins in mourning the loss of, and paying tribute to the memory of, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. An extraordinary leader, profound thinker, prolific...

Flour Power: Get To Know Cassava Flour And Organic Corn Flour

When it comes to flour alternatives, there are a lot of products out there and a lot of information to “sift” through. Pereg Natural Foods wants to acquaint consumers...

Former Councilman Noach Dear Dies of Coronavirus

Brooklyn judge and former City Councilman Noach Dear died of coronavirus Sunday. Dear, 66, had been sick with COVID-19 for weeks and was on a ventilator. Noach served on the...

In Memory of Jack Tarzik, a’h

  By Daniel Stroock Last week, I received terrible news. A person very dear to me, Jack Tarzik, had passed away. Jack was sick for weeks in the hospital, battling COVID-19,...

YUConnects: Helping Orthodox Singles Meet in Challenging Times

  The COVID-19 crisis has presented people from all walks of life with new and unprecedented challenges. A segment that has been especially hit hard is the Orthodox single population. Thankfully,...
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