Tag: frum

The tznius blame game

I’m not exactly sure where the idea that dressing tznius would somehow help men achieve this mythical non-objectivity status. I’m fairly certian, that despite the tznius rhetoric, frum women dressing tzniusly has not exactly elevated their status in the frum…

Frum Propaganda

Frum. It’s a word we all use, but what does it mean? Well, literally, it means “devout” or “pious” – from the German word “fromm”. But more important than what it means literally, what does it mean to us and,…

Boycott Michael Savage

It was only time until one of Orthodox Judaisms biggest supporters would be turned into a whining anti-Orthodox liberal. As I listened to Savage the other night, I checked repeatedly to make sure I wasn’t tuned into NPR (you have…

The Tznius Crisis

Dear Rabbi X, I would like to personally thank you for bringing the issue of tznius to the public. Since I read your letter, it has opened my eyes to a problem that is surely bigger and more severe than…

How do you play Jewish Geography?

Living in San Francisco makes playing Jewish geography much more difficult. Besides for dealing with the average frummies negative feelings towards SF, I have to deal with most frummies thinking that SF and LA are right next to each (in a…

Strictly Kosher Reading

A Guest Post by E. Fink Original post: Finkorswim.com Over Yom Tov I read some great books and articles. I hope to share some of them with you over the next couple of weeks. Perhaps the most compelling book I read…