Joseph Winkler, a freelance writer living in New York, is a contributor to vol1brooklyn and The Rumpus.
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A Day in the Life of Lipa Schmeltzer, Ex-Ultra-Orthodox Celebrity

From the confines of Skverer Hasidism to Columbia University and fashion eyewear shops, the singer and Internet sensation isn’t slowing down soon

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An Online Universe Without the Holocaust

Illustrated series ‘Radzyn’ reimagines shtetl life in a mysterious Polish town

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Reading David Foster Wallace Led Me Back to Studying the Talmud

The late author’s work was Talmudic in nature. That’s why his books made me miss the Jewish texts I’d left behind.

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Elevating Kosher Food

Joey Allaham is enticing Madonna and Ricky Martin with his upscale, glatt kosher restaurants

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Yossi Green Weathers Storm in Seagate

A supplement to today’s story on the Satmar musician

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Quiet King of Orthodox Music

Yossi Green, the Satmar-raised composer who found inspiration in Roberta Flack, writes Jewish spirituals

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Cantor’s Songs Woo Socialites

Park East Synagogue’s sold-out Selichot service is a place for the community’s elite to gather

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A Rabbinic League of Their Own

Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes