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Oi! Oi! Oy!

Yes, I know, it’s incredibly un-PC of me, but when I was a kid I used to roll with a fistfull of skinheads. Not neo-Nazis or white power skins or anything like that, obviously. Generally they were SHARPies (skinheads against…

Prime Time Wedding Shtick

A new Israeli ad campaign for Yoplait Yogurt, will feature a popular stunt seen in the sweaty dancing circles of Orthodox weddings, which features a frolicking Haredi wearing a black hat all ablaze. I can’t wait to see a McDonalds…

DOT Nixes ‘Oy Vey’ Sign in Brooklyn

The Jewish Week reports, The city Department of Transportation rejected a request for a road sign reading “Leaving Brooklyn: Oy Vey!” made by Borough President Marty Markowitz. The city said the sign would be more distracting than helpful for motorists…

Racism & Soccer in Israel

Chanting “Death to the Arabs,” hundreds of young Jewish soccer fans race up a dusty side street to catch a bus carrying fans of the Arab team that had just beat theirs in a tense game. The supporters jeer even…

Space Diary of Ilan Ramon found in Texas

Revealed: Native Americans in Texas found charred pages of Hebrew text several months ago, which was later identified as the space diary of Israeli combat pilot and Israel’s first astronaut Col. Ilan Ramon. Only eight pages were legibly readable, as…

Piamenta Takes On Teaneck

Just a friendly heads up for all y’all North Jersey folk… Hassidic virtuoso guitarist Yossi Piamenta, known to many as “the Hasidic Hendrix,” will be rockin’ out Bergen County’s best rock club/restaurant, Mexicali Blues, on Thursday, February 12. Mexicali is…

It’s a frum frum Internet

The Staten Island Advance does a thoroughly in depth piece on the trend of popular Orthodox Jewish websites. Among those noted are Frumster, Onlysimchas, Bangitout and Virtual Jerusalem. Sadly, none of the J-Blogs were cited.