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  • Orthodox boy is breakout star of Oprah’s new TV show ‘Belief’

    Orthodox Jewish boys from Hungary are not typically a hot topic on Twitter. But after the Sunday night premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s “Belief,” a seven-part documentary series exploring various faiths around the world, the Internet is enamored with Mendel Hurwitz, one of the show’s first subjects. Hurwitz, now 15, hails from Budapest, where the show… More ▸

  • Oprah goes to the mikvah

    Oprah Winfrey made a stop at the ritual bath but didn’t take the plunge. This trip to a Chabad Lubavitch mikvah in Brooklyn Heights (not the “Heights” one typically associates with Chabad) was filmed for an episode of her new series, Oprah’s Next Chapter, which will premiere in January on her OWN Network, her new… More ▸