Author Archive: The Oisvorfer

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Vayetzei 2019: The Kippa

Raboyseyee and Ladies: In late breaking mid-week news, Sarah Mael, the beautiful daughter of our good friends Autumn and Bruce Mael, got engaged just yesterday to David Schwartzman of Teaneck, New Jersey. To ensure proper tzinus avada, the Oisvorfer and eishes chayil had the pleasure of hosting David a few months ago as the relationship […]

Toldois 2019 – First Sperm: Yaakov and Reuvain

Raboyseyee and Ladies: This week we begin with a public service announcement and a shameless plug. Back in the year 2448, the Yiddin received two tablets containing the Aseres Hadibrois, the Ten Commandments. Life was forever changed. Comedians joke that the original plan called for but one; the Yiddin however upon hearing it was free, […]

Chaya Soro 2019: Hymens, Intact and Broken

Raboyseyee and Ladies: Hymens, Intact and Broken: Back on  November 7, an article written by Michael Bryce-Saddler and published in the Washington Post began with this sentence: Rapper T. I. Takes his teenage daughter to the gynecologist each year to check if her hymen is “still intact,” he said during a podcast released Tuesday that […]

Vayero 2019: Whodunit?

One more mazel tov shout out to our friends Doba and Kalman Isaacs upon the arrival and naming of granddaughter Sarit Isaacs, born to their children Sharona and Yehuda Isaacs. May Sarit be a source of nachas to both extended families. Raboyseyee and Ladies: Whodunit? We begin here: last shabbis, during davening mamish, a reader […]

Lech Lecho 2019: The First Blended Family

Raboyseyee and Ladies: In late breaking news but a few hours old, our friends Doba and Kalman Isaacs are excited to announce the arrival of a baby granddaughter, born to their children Yehuda & Sharona Isaacs. Welcome to the world baby Isaacs. Mazel tov to the entire extended Isaacs and Treitel families and a mazel […]

Noiach 2019: Noiach, A Bum Rap

Raboyseyee and Ladies: We begin with yet another mazel tov shout out to Dana Berg upon her upcoming marriage this coming Sunday to the ever romantic Itai Abelski. Four day before her wedding, Dana found time to email her guests alerting  them about marathon Sunday, and for them to time their travel accordingly; no one […]

Bereishis 2019: Mrs. Liviyoson (Leviathan), OBM and Tales From the Sea

Raboyseyee and Ladies: A big big mazel tov to Ayelet Mael upon her upcoming wedding this coming Sunday to Ari Rosenberg. May she and Ari merit to enjoy many decades of very blissful marriage. Mazel tov to our friends Lynn and Joel Mael. A very special mazel tov to Ayelet’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Nysen […]

Succois 2019: Death by Flying Esrogim

Raboyseyee and Ladies:   Death by Flying Esrogim: Can fruit kill? Is the esrog, the fruit we use over Sukkis, deadly? Can the esrog (citron) fly? We shall examine these questions below, ober we begin here. As discussed over the past nine years –we are in year ten mamish- the RBSO, in His heylige Toirah […]

Ha’azenu 2019: Songs and Music

Raboyseyee and Ladies: Songs and Music Nu, after a short two day break to cleanse ourselves for the myriad sins we committed in the past year –Yom Kippur does that- the heylige shabbis is here again, and this week, we’ll have the pleasure mamish, of hearing Parshas Ha’azinu (which means “listen”). Ha’azinu, with its 52 […]

Yom Kippur 2019: Chickens, Goats, Fish, the Lottery, and Yom Kippur + The Annual Michila (Forgiveness) Form

Raboyseyee and Ladies, Chickens, Goats, Fish, the Lottery, and Yom Kippur + The Annual Michila (Forgiveness) Form: Tonight is Erev Yom Kippur and by tomorrow night this time, most of you will (still) be in shul listening to the rabbi’s Kol Nidrei speech which almost always includes an appeal for money. Our sages of yore, […]