"Luke Ford reports all of the 'juicy' quotes, and has been doing it for years." (Marc B. Shapiro)
"This guy knows all the gossip, the ins and outs, the lashon hara of the Orthodox world. He’s an [expert] in... all the inner workings of the Orthodox world." (Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff)
"This generation's Hillel." (Nathan Cofnas)
Category Archives: Heshy Fried
How Does One Enjoy Life When There’s A Genocide In Darfur?
I was just out for a walk. It’s a beautiful sunny day in Pico-Robertson. I passed these kids playing. They were laughing and shooting each other with water guns. At least one kid wore a t-shirt that read “Stop the … Continue reading
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Baruch HaShem, My Dog Was Nifter
Heshy Fried gives this guide to sounding more religious, more Orthodox, than you really are: Funeral: Say Levaya instead Death, died or passed away: Nifter is the supreme substitute, if you want to be a bit more moderishe, but not … Continue reading
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Orthodox Jews Have Their Own Language
Heshy Fried — the most consistently amusing Jewish blogger — writes: Orthodox Jews have their own language, some call it yinglish, but we really add English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Aramaic and random terms from the Torah into out lingo. Where else … Continue reading
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Things That Make Orthodox Jews Go Pshhh!
Heshy Fried writes: Pshhh, is one of those things that frummies say when they are proud, honored or honoring someone – I guess the goyishe equivalent would be “hell yeh” or “you da man” and there are many instances when … Continue reading
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Heshy Fried Visits LA
Watch our interviews. Heshy writes on FrumSatire.net: The Happy Minyan was the happiest shul I’ve ever been to, everyone was hugging, dancing and smiling the whole time – it wasn’t just about the post lecha dodi dancing, this was full … Continue reading
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