Category Archives: Bans

Interesting Article on "Why The Big Event Was Cancelled"

A website I haven’t heard of before has posted an article, more like an essay on why the big event was cancelled. You can read it at ¬†It sounds very reasonable and very¬†thorough. It’s a shame these Rabanim don’t … Continue reading

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The Stench of Desperation Even Reaches Here

Rafi and BloginDm are covering the story, I won’t go over it in detail. Read their blogs here and here for the fuller story. The quick recap is that they are losing (badly) the battle against concerts and Jewish music. … Continue reading

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How Dumb Dumb Didly Dumb Can Someone Be?

There are lots of individual thoughts floating around in my head and many have to do with today’s new Orthodox wing. We’ve really got to make up a good universally accepted term for them. There is already such a thing … Continue reading

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Lady Fingers? Nu Feh!

My wife mentioned this to me and I honestly thought she was joking. It wasn’t until Chaptzem posted it that I realized it was real. Up until this year those plain flavored Pesach cookies you gave your two year old … Continue reading

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Concert Query.

According to Vos Iz Neais 13,000 people attended that concert and there was a lot of bashing of the Askonim. In fact, again, according to VIN, this exchange took place. The son of Harav Ovadia Yosef, Harav Hagaon Reb Yaakov … Continue reading

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Troublemakers Photographed at MBD/Shwekey Concert!

Well, as expected the show did in fact go on. Despite rumors MBD did not back out and Shwekey went on. As did Yossi and Avi Piamenta. As you can see above, people were photographed and they finally caught all … Continue reading

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This is What Should Have Happened With The Big Event.

At this point we all know the deal, concert planned, concert gets big stars to sing, concert advertised, concert banned, everyone gets antsy. Well, unlike The Big Event which was to feature Lipa and Shloime Gertner, this show will go … Continue reading

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The Banned Wedding.

The ship is sinking folks, it’s time to start preparing for the worst. For all those still riled up about wig store boycotts, concert bans, kids being shipped off to boot camps in the Caribbean, and who knows what else … Continue reading

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The New "No Screens" Ban.

Wow, I’m going to have to start a new blog that just covers bans. I can’t even keep up with them anymore. It’s a good thing I took down that “It’s been ___ days, since we’ve had a new ban” … Continue reading

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Nothing Like Good Old Fashioned Bullying

When did we become like the mafia? Outrageous!

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