The Fat Jewish Commits A Big Fat Comedy No-No

Upper West side native Josh Ostrovsky's Instagram days may be numbered.

08/17/2015 - 20:00
Web Editor

He’s been dubbed the ‘King of Instagram’, brought us White Girl Rose and made the dad bod cool again—but now Instagram sensation, The Fat Jewish, is being called out for plagiarism.

The Fat Jewish. Courtesy of Getty Images

'The Fat Jew' Reveals His Book Cover

06/03/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Josh Ostrovsky is just a nice Jewish boy with an affinity for perfectly captioned memes and perpendicular ponytails. At least, that’s what his 4.4 million Instagram followers will tell you. Known as “The Fat Jew” across social media platforms, Ostrovksy’s posts run the gamut from adorable animals in costume to profanity-filled candid photos from all corners of the Internet.

Money, Pizza, Respect

Madonna Posts Instagram Photo Of Hasidic Man, Arab Man About To Kiss

05/17/2015 - 20:00

Madonna’s Instagram photo of a Palestinian man and a Hasidic Jewish man about to kiss received nearly 66,000 Likes in one day.

Madonna caused controversy with this Instagram photo. JTA

Tel Aviv Makes Top 10 In ‘Selfiest Cities’ List

03/16/2014 - 20:00

Tel Aviv has the sixth-most selfie-takers per capita of any major city, according to a ranking in Time magazine.

Spreading the Social for Nonprofits

Making a substantial donation to your favorite nonprofit organization is great, but not everyone is in a position to write a big check to the local food pantry, JCC, synagogue or homeless shelter. There are other ways to support the important mission of these organizations. In the 21st century, individuals who use social media to help promote the services provided by nonprofits are helping these institutions in big ways. When a layperson shares the good works of local nonprofits, it is as if that individual works for the nonprofit.

Using social media to help your favorite nonprofit is the new philanthropy
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