Tag: satire

Tzfatim, Tzfatim and more Tzfatim

This post continues my letter to a disenchanted Litvak and describes the many different possible Mishechist options. I debated including these in my letter to you, Reb Yid, but judging from the customs you described in your letter and the…

Behind the Charedi PR machine

From the outside it looks like any other home in Boro Park, even the ground floor looks like a normal home. The cherry wood bookcases containing volumes of Talmudic discussion, the glass case filled with ritual silver, right down to…

Select-o-vision Glasses Rock!

Select-o-vision glasses will revolutionize the frum world. New invention gives religious men the ability to make distasteful images invisible and see the world as they want to see it — their way. Cambridge, MA October 25, 2011 — MIT engineers…

Purim I

R’ Daniel Z. Feldman tells a story about Disney’s Aladdin being shown at NCSY Kollel once upon a time around Purim, and here’s the Dvar Torah that was told at the time:

US News ranks top Yeshivas

In a surprise move, US News and World Report’s annual college ranking now includes a new section for Yeshivas.  Using a similar methodology for business and technical schools, the researchers collected data on acceptance rates, performance on standardized tests, opinions…