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Jew In The City All Stars Party Lights Up With Chanukah Inspiration

Allison Josephs, the Jew in the City.

Allison Josephs, the Jew in the City.

Josephs said that she plans to continue with coordinating lists of famous Orthodox Jews, with the next one portraying Judaism’s emphasis on gemilut chesed. “The Jewish community is a wonderfully generous one and we look forward to showing all how we assist those in need,” she said.

Jew In The City’s social media revolution has not only inspired the way in which secular Jews and non-Jews view Orthodoxy’s traditions, but Josephs also serves as a kind of spiritual heroine through her mission to dissolve the noxious stereotype that Orthodox Jewish individuals are mere clones of each other who blindly kneel to an antiquated faith. Rather, as demonstrated last week, Orthodox Jews are not only pulsating with the desire to tap into their inherent wellspring of talent and potential, but also invoke their wellspring with meaning and spiritual elevation.

About the Author: Atara Arbesfeld is a student at Yeshiva University studying communications and freelance writer. Rivka Mordechai has a B.A. in English with honors from Touro College and is currently the editor-in-chief of the fashion and lifestyle blog "Wear Your Invisible Crown" at wearyourinvisiblecrown.blogspot.com.


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Allison Josephs, the Jew in the City.

Last Thursday night, December 12, the blogger Allison Josephs, who goes by the nom de Internet Jew in the City, hosted a Chanukah bash at Kehillath Jeshurun on the Upper East Side. Since the purpose of Josephs’s blogs and videos – and entire online presence – is to highlight and present the very best of Orthodoxy, this evening too was not merely a Chanukah bash, but a celebration of the launch of Joseph’s latest video “Orthodox Jewish All Stars.”

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