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If you are a Jew and you have the internet, chances are you’ve heard of “My Unorthodox Life,” a Netflix docu-soap about Julia Haart, a formerly ultra-Orthodox Jew who lived with her family in Monsey, New York, who is now the CEO of Elite World Group, a modeling/fashion/media conglomerate. The show features Julia and her four children (Batsheva, Shlomo, Miriam and Aron) as they navigate Jewish observance, their zillionaire lifestyle, and life between Monsey and Manhattan. Read more

If you love Jewish TV, you already know Israeli superstar Shira Haas. After making a big splash in “Shtisel,” and then, “Unorthodox” — the 2020 miniseries about a young woman who leaves her Hasidic community in Brooklyn — Haas has taken on a new role: playing 17-year-old Vika in Ruthy Pribar’s new Israeli film “Asia,” which premiered in the U.S. last week. Read more