Tag: yeshivish

5 Not-So-Kosher Yeshivish Jokes

Tales from the yeshiva: By Avi Stavsky Shimi”s parents were discussing his future, now that he finished yeshiva. “Maybe we should send him to college for a while?” says his mother. “He needs to learn something of the outside world.…

Are you makpid on looks?

Typically the term Makpid is used in conversations about eating pas yisroel or checking your potato skins for bugs, but those folks who read the yeshiva world news forums are quite frummy and when you’re a real frummy you can…

Purim II

The Megillah tells of the ultimate peril facing the Jewish nation under the directives put in place by Haman (Esther 3:8-11).  Mordechai strongly urges Esther to beseech the king (4:8) in an attempt to save the Jews, and Esther obliges…

Dvar Torah Shmos: Recognition

The Rabbinic literature is replete with midrashically aggrandized personalities, serving to present things in a way that unambiguously reinforce Chazal’s overall attitude toward character traits and behaviors.  Often, and perhaps too often, Biblical personalities are described with such consistent flawlessness…

Bet you do better in a hat

Forgive me, but I have completely forgotten who sent me this wonderful older advertisement to entice folks into wearing hats, they should totally make a frum one of these. They can show a bunch of Lakewood guys hanging out in…

Guide to Yeshivish Kiruv

Guest post by Kiruv Krises – this will be a 3 part series, not funny, but very informative. As someone who’s been reading Frum Satire for many years, I always find Heshy’s stuff interesting and provocative. Reading Heshy’s analysis of…

Everyone learned at the Mir

Telling someone you learned in the Mir Yeshiva has traditionally been looked at as a big achievement, involving a long expensive flight to Israel and a steep walk down from the central bus station, but there are those that really…

The Yeshvish Choke

The yeshivish choke is something I have noticed for year, this is when the person davening for the amud (he must be yeshivish) does a fake cry in the middle of a word, it comes out as if he were…

Yeshivish Pickup Lines

I doubt most yeshivish people even know what a pickup line is but this was still super fun anyway. This is more of a list of yeshivish people with twisted minds seeing what they could come up with that could…