Video: L’Chaim on a Roll – Have a Little Faith

On YouTube channel SoulPancake, host Zach Anner visits Mendy Pellin, a Hasidic Jew and president of Jewbellish, and asks several enlightening questions like: How has being a father changed your relationship to your faith? Do all yarmulkes have yellow zippers? Why are people paying over 100 bucks for a lemon?

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REVIEW: ‘Fill the Void’ explores arranged marriages

(RNS) Rama Burshtein is the first Orthodox Israeli woman to direct a feature film about a woman’s yearning for independent identity within the strict, tightly knit religious community of observant Jews.

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Why would Jews vandalize a Holocaust memorial?

(RNS) When Israel's most prominent Holocaust memorial was vandalized earlier this month with anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti, many were shocked that those charged with the crime were observant Jews. But many Israelis were not surprised. By Lauren Markoe.

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