The tat's not exactly kosher, but doesn't present any major copyright or kashrut problems, the rabbi says.
There’s no question that boxer Miguel Cotto’s swift knockout of Daniel Geale in Saturday night’s World Boxing Championship makes him the one to beat. But does it make him kosher?
Cotto sports a tattoo of the Orthodox Union’s kosher symbol, a circle with the letter “U” in the middle, near his right collarbone. Elie Seckbach of the boxing website ES News reports that Cotto chose the emblem as a tribute to a Jewish friend in New York.
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt asserted his innocence in his first public comment since the publication of a New York Times article about his practice of inviting young males to join him for naked heart-to-heart talks in the sauna.
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.
Faced with an elderly population and rising health-care costs, three orders turn to JHL for help.
Jewish Week Correspondent
The daily masses take place each morning, led by a priest and drawing more than 50 Catholic sisters. The sisters are each busy ministering to those around them, including other sisters, and two chapels on the premises offer the women an opportunity for spiritual reflection anytime they want.
From Albany missions to robo-calls, organizations are pulling out all the stops for bill benefitting private schools.
When Rhode Island adopted an education tax credit program a few years back, it resulted in a windfall for the state’s two Jewish day schools. Between them, their students received some $400,000 in scholarship money in the program’s first year.
Cancer activist Rochelle Shoretz remembered by friends and colleagues after dying Sunday at 42.
Amy Sara Clark
Rochelle Shoretz, whose own breast cancer diagnosis at age 28 led her to found the national cancer organization Sharsheret, was remembered this week as a “passionate,” leader whose “tenacity” and “intense optimism” helped thousands of women with cancer and their families.