Tag: mechitza

Brief history of mechitza’s

Mechitza literally means to divide, but did you know there is no where in the Torah where it says that men and women cannot pray together, in fact, many more modern families these days will even say Kiddush and certain…

The So-shul network

Mt Sinai is one of the most interesting shuls I’ve been to, besides for having loads of eligible young and cute ladies, their mechitza system forces you to stare at each other and the community is transient because the ultimate…

Best of Shul Awards

I was sitting in Adath Israel in San Francisco this past shabbos afternoon in their weekday shul and it came to me that they had the best benches I have ever sat on, it then came to me that I…

Shabbos in San Jose

The Rabbi was yeshivish, clearly so because he used words that most of the shul didn’t understand, caught himself, and then said the English translation afterwards. My host said he was a YU guy, but I couldn’t see it. Was…