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Go for the Ger

I have always been attracted to the other. I am a baal teshuva coming from a secular family, a white alum from a mostly minority college in a black neighborhood, an Ashkenazi living in a Bukharian neighborhood, a youngster in…

How to Hate the Gays

Last night I was working at our local co-op market. The crowd there is pretty diverse — Hasidic Jews, Caribbean immigrants, Park Slope people with $50 t-shirts (ironic, baby, ironic!)…and anyone else in search of good, cheap food. Once a…

A Yeshiva Bochurs Wardrobe

I welcome guest posts of all kinds – please send me guest posts, or ideas for posts to frumsatire@gmail.com A Yeshiva Bochur’s Wardrobe – by Off the Derech The average yeshiva bochur wears black and white most of the time.…

Apartment of the damned

Our Apartment of the Damned By Ari (last name withheld by request) I should have known that our family’s stay in New York was destined to be cursed the second I drove our moving truck into the driveway and knocked…

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…

Parshas Eikev devar torah

By Yosef Serabryanski Eikev – Life’s experience (Deut. 7-11) Some people live their lives through definitions or experiences of the past. Others feel alive when they are convinced that their present experiences are happening in order to generate a purposeful…