Matt Barr is the founder of Bible Raps “a non-profit born from Matt’s desire to engage his Hebrew School classes on a deeper and more contemporary level than the way they were being taught at the time. After being turned on to Torah learning while on a Livnot trip to Israel in 2006, Bar launched […]

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Aryeh Canter sent us this video. Up until about a week ago, Aryeh was my neighbor. He was a fixture of the neighborhood and it seemed any time I’d step out of my apartment – there was Aryeh with a smile and a greeting. Now he left us to pursue academics in New York and […]

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The Living Wells is made up of “two students of wisdom on a quest to revolutionize music and the world. With a dynamic blend of powerful melodies and profound hip-hop lyrics, this team will capture your heart while energizing your soul.” Moshe Friedman and Rick Fox look like the kinds of Ba’al Tshuvah Yeshiva students […]

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In Jerusalem, it’s not unusual to wake up in the morning and find that all the outdoor ads near your house that depict women have been defaced. Some ultra-Orthodox Jews believe that any depiction of the female form is immodest and some will even go out at night and deface such depictions. This animated short […]

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From Hasidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists, this film, released in 2012, covers politics, art, fashion, and religion like you have never seen before. Punk Jews explores a rising trend among committed Jews who are sincerely asking and expressing what it really means to be Jewish in the 21st century while smashing […]

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Talia aka @nerdwithavoice entertains us with actual comments made by people when confronted with an Orthodox, Jewish feminist. Says Talia: I’ve wanted to make this video for a LONG TIME, based on countless conversations and experiences I’ve had as an Orthodox Jewish feminist. That’s right, I’m “one of those.” … Also, I realize that there […]

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A 23-year-old Hasidic Jew struggles to come to terms with the tension of staying true to tradition, and life as a young man in modern Britain, in Billy Lumby’s short film Samuel-613. Set in east London, Shmilu is already divorced, grasping to control his coming-of-age and a creeping curiosity for life […]

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Refinery 29 produced a video series called “Styles Out There” where host Asha Leo traveled the world for a sort of anthropological perspective on Fashion. In one of the episodes titled “Meet Brooklyn’s Hasidic Designers,” they traveled to a Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn that is not far from the New York Fashion world but in […]

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