Tag: yeshivish

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…

Yeshiva dinner thoughts

After three phones calls from a former rebbe asking me to attend my yeshiva dinner, I decided to go. I was in New York for a wedding that weekend, and figured I should at least make an appearance and decide…

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…

Shidduch dating guide

Found this old shidduch dating guide on Bang It Out, and apparently its dated and anonymously written – but holds true for shidduch dating of the 80s and 90s, today’s shidduch game appears to be vastly different, but still its…

Do you have a yeshivish car?

Unlike most other things, you don’t have to be yeshivish in order to have a yeshivish car. I can remember when everyone with more than 4 kids drove those old grand marquis and caprice wagons, that were held together McGuyver…

Will learn for free food

Its Carlos and Gabbys night at the yeshiva, this usually means high attendance, the people who run the place aren’t stupid. If you want to get some punk ass 15 year old priority one kid in the door on a…

Yeshivish movies

There are many yeshivish things, potato chips, cars and yarmulkes can all be yeshivish, but movies are never really thought of as yeshivish. Fact is that any yeshivish school worth its weight in shidduchim will throw you out and force…