Tag: shtetl

10 most common Gadol stories

I love gadol biographies, I find myself sitting in shul most every shabbos delving into the stories, lies, fabrications, and mythology surrounding the stories of the shtetl and all those illui’s who knew shas by the age of 13 and…

In the alter heim

I didn’t grow up in one of those families that felt the constant need to remind me about how frum it was in the Alter Heim (the old country), but in yeshiva and thereafter, I was reminded constantly. Today, there…

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…