Tag: Brooklyn

My kind of shiur

I immediately felt welcome at the shiur I went to tonight, and it just may have to do with all the bitul torah that was going on. I was munching on some freshly grilled burgers and chicken wings when it…

Legends of Brooklyn

An interesting video done with my friend Luzzy Liff telling us about some legends of Brooklyn. From Yankel the fefercorn to the guy who tapes every simcha, to the mendel the coat rack, to some of the characters in Landaus…

GPS for frummies

It seems like there is a whole economy that runs on chumras, whenever something gets banned or made stricter, someone comes out with a product to ensure that you do the best you can with trying to adhere to that…

What is a hocker? (video)

If you have a good understanding of what a hocker or macher is – this video hits home. If not, wish you luck in understanding it. (the sound was not too great- and the title is just because I couldn’t…

Overheard at Subsational

I was sitting at Subsational on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn eating a most enjoyable honey barbeque steak sandwich when I overheard a couple of yeshiva hocker types chatting. There was one guy in a bright colored button down shirt…

Do you own a frummy car

I don’t know when the switch happened, but somewhere along the way frummies started driving minivans, thats when it all went downhill. But who remembers the days of the true Borough Park car as my father liked to call them?…