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Bizarre frum wedding A guest post by Philo A recent article on a frum news website accompanied a photo essay of a last minute wedding. The article is meant to be an uplifting piece about two “older” frum singles that found each other. The only problem is that instead of feeling uplifted, I felt disturbed. Because the couple may end up feeling very appropriate embarrassment over the article and ask the website to take it down, I’ve included the full article below sans the photo essay.
– International dating site with over 10, Jewish singles registered online. – The majority of the people who are listed on this site tend to be in the U.S., but there are also some people listed who live in Israel.
Yiddish was the language of Ashkenazic Jews, but not Sephardic Jews Yiddish is based on German, Hebrew and other languages Yiddish uses an alphabet based on Hebrew There are standards for transliterating Yiddish Yiddish was criticized as a barrier to assimilation Yiddish developed rich literature, theater and music S’iz shver tsu zayn a Yid It’s tough to be a Jew – Yiddish folk saying [Yiddish] A hybrid of Hebrew and medieval German, Yiddish takes about three-quarters of its vocabulary from German, but borrows words liberally from Hebrew and many other languages from the many lands where Ashkenazic Jews have lived.
It has a grammatical structure all its own, and is written in an alphabet based on Hebrew characters. Scholars and universities classify Yiddish as a Germanic language, though some have questioned that classification. They had their own international language known as Ladino or Judesmo, which is a hybrid of medieval Spanish and Hebrew in much the same way that Yiddish combines German and Hebrew. At its height less than a century ago, Yiddish was understood by an estimated 11 million of the world’s 18 million Jews, and many of them spoke Yiddish as their primary language.
Yiddish has fallen on hard times, a victim of both assimilation and murder. Today, less than a quarter of a million people in the United States speak Yiddish, about half of them in New York. Most Jews know only a smattering of Yiddish words, and most of those words are unsuitable for polite company. But in recent years, Yiddish has experienced a resurgence and is now being taught at many universities. There are even Yiddish Studies departments at Columbia and Oxford , among others, and many Jewish communities provide classes to learn Yiddish.
Many Jews today want to regain touch with their heritage through this nearly-lost language.
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This is due to a letter written by one of their Roshei Yeshiva [Yisroel Belsky], disseminated throughout our community, and critical of its Rabbonim, whose decision was made after much investigation and deliberation to protect the community from serious harm. It was clear from this letter that this Rosh Yeshiva was misled and misinformed. The balance of the letter expresses a wish not to harm YTV and expresses the hope that the event can be rescheduled.
While the letter urges people to honor their pledges, it does not encourage people who have not yet pledged to make donations before this matter is resolved. The letter was signed by: Historically, Belsky does not back down.
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Yochanan July 9, , 6: Nevertheless, do you know what his frumster name is? Reply Link shoshana July 9, , 7: He is misleading these single woman and his behavior can lead to many other serious transgressions. IMHO she should be happy that he is already dating, the sooner he will find some eligible lady the sooner she will get a get. Reply Link AztecQueen July 19, , 6: Sad but true, it happens.
Reply Link shoshana July 19, , 8: In any case after he obtains heter she has get waiting for her by the Beis Din so then she is not an agunah Reply Link Telz Angel July 9, , 7: Nah, this is probably fiction. Stuff like this could never happen.
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It was a comforting sleep, one of those sleeps that only seem to happen around kabalas shabbos that signals the week is over and I can concentrate on filling my stomach, chilling and sleeping. I had absolutely no idea what he was talking about- besides the fact that it was shabbos nachamu, the way he said it was comical in a way and reminded me of the rather popular TV commercial for Washington Mutual Bank that has this whole room of naked old m en saying WA-MU and how easy it is to open up an account online.
I was seated on the top row of the theater, a beautiful room where one may have expected to see Charlie Parker playing on stage with his band.
Shidduchim provides advice on finding your bashert to Jewish singles. SawYouAtSinai is an Orthodox Jewish dating website and Jewish matchmaker service By Michelle Mond See for Yourself I know a girl who called a relative in the same yeshiva as a boy she had heard of.
Sam Tanenhaus reports on the Never Trumpers. People stop by in office clothes on their way home—uptown, downtown, to Brooklyn, or out to the suburbs. The phrase implied more than it said, like so much else in this surreal time in American politics. Some of the guests were liberal journalists whose faces were as familiar as their bylines: Call them Republicans with a conscience, conservatives without a party, or simply, as most do, the Never Trumpers. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Liberals and conservatives have always commingled easily in Washington, but a year into the presidency of Donald J.
Trump, old lines are blurring and new alliances are forming in remarkable ways. Exhibit A is the owner of the grand house on Foxhall Road: David Frum, a former hardcore conservative and speechwriter for George W.
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CAPS for emphasis,not yelling. I dont know why its wrong this is the most important decision of ur life. Somehow this system woprks very well in the chasidish world.
She is a judge who is frum and her family is important to her. The documentary RBG showed that Ruth Bader Ginsburg though not an orthodox Jew embodied this ideology. She is a lawyer and a judge but felt her family and personal life are just as important.
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Her toes are cold and her foot is killing her since she stub the big toe on her cast foot when she was going up stairs in her term cast and forget how vulnerable her exposed toes were. She hurt her big toe so badly they had to put a toe spica extension on it and it’s so uncomfortable with every step between her toe cleavage that she has to use a cane and gimp with her bad foot out and to the side kind of dragging it along.
She also has to wear a very comfortable shoe on the good foot that’s left just to be able to walk — so she’s opts for a flat ugg.
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Rumania betcha can’t sit still! It has words for nearly every personality type known to humankind. Yiddish offers more ways of identifying various kinds of “idiots” with all their subtle variations than Eskimos have for different kinds of snow. It has a bountiful tradition of literature, film, theater and poetry, which reflect the collective Jewish experience in Europe, over centuries.
Yiddish arose around one thousand years ago from Middle High German, and spread throughout the ghettos of central and eastern Europe, borrowing words from the countries in which the Jews lived. Thus, it incorporates words from Hebrew, Russian, Polish and other Slavic languages, Romance languages, and later, English. Today, it is spoken by perhaps one tenth that many. Many assimilated Ashkenazi American Jews, whose grandparents or greatgrandparents only spoke Yiddish, or who spoke it as a first language, barely know any words at all.
This is a shonda! Many Yiddish words have entered the American-English lexicon. You will find maven expert and gonif thief in most dictionaries.
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Vinod Mehta July 23, , I really did not have the answer! He is a journalist, writer, lyricist, movie director and defender of Israel. I was simply amazed at the courage and firm commitment of this man in fighting militant Islam as well defending Israel for years, under severe adversity.
Sex & The Single Modern Orthodox Woman. By Tamar Fox. Share Tweet Pin It. Recently, Kveller received the following note from a reader: Hi there, I often read Kveller, and was wondering if your website could shed some light on an issue I’ve been struggling with. I am an Orthodox woman in my mids, and I have a lot of sexual curiosity.
Posted on July 14, by leahfleetwood This is a question that I have struggled with off and on over the past 2 and a half years: Should I be open with people in the Orthodox Jewish community about being a ger? Should I hide it? Should I pretend to be a baalat tshuva a born-Jew who was not raised religious, but who became religious later in life, usually as a teenager or young adult?
And what do I do when people ask me straight out, as they often have, if I grew up religious? For the most part, with a few exceptions, I have been open with most people about being a giyores female convert to Judaism. In my Saw You At Sinai SYAS profile, I state quite clearly that I am a giyores tzaddekes righteous female convert who converted for the sake of Judaism, not for the sake of marrying a Jewish man or some other alternative reason.