Posts Tagged "tznius"

Leelach Headcoverings – Product Review

Leelach Headcoverings – Product Review

I cover my hair. Every day. There are days when this is the hardest thing ever, especially when my hair looks so good that it’s a shame to cover it up. But I have found…

Heinous or Harmless?

Read: Fury at Hasidic dress codes. Do you think store owners have the right to go above and beyond the standard “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service”? Or is it totally their call – if…

Modest Dressing – 2

Ok, this really is not going to be a daily feature, but I had to get dressed up again today to go to a bris in Far Rockaway, so I figured I would share with…

Modest Dressing

Taking a page out of Chaviva’s book who took it out of her friend’s book….I figured I would do a fashion piece, see what you people think of the feature and decide if it will…

TeeNeck – a product review.

The people at Kosher Casual sent me this product to review. They call it a  “TeeNeck”. To me it looks like a dickie, defined by Merriam Webster as “a small fabric insert worn to fill…

Modesty

Posted for a reader. You are a baal/at teshuvah (returnee to Judaism), and the rest of your immediate family are secular. You are the only religious Jew they know, and they see you as different…

What is wrong with people?

Why do they have to stare? Truth is – you do feel different if it’s a member of your own sex staring at you, rather than the opposite sex. I was on the bus coming…

Helping not modest?

From the YWN coffee room…..a lady asks the following question : Walking down the street today, I encountered a young father shlepping up the steps a double stroller along side of him a young child…

Minhag HaMakom – Modest Dress and Hair Covering

Literally “the custom of the place”. I think this is the Jewish equivalent of “when in Rome do as the Romans do”. Can we apply this to dressing modestly and hair covering? If you are…

Tznius Question

Why is it that it seems more tzanuah (modest) to wear thin tights / pantyhose under a skirt, than to wear jeans or sweat pants under the same skirt? I would be so much warmer…

Oh Hush Your Mouth!

I know that having a blog under my own name is a double edged sword. I know that including my email address on my blog is sometimes a blessing and sometimes a curse. It gives…

Dressing to teach in religious schools

In my boys’ school there is a dress code for the teachers. The female teachers have to cover elbows and collarbones, and knees. No trousers / only skirts etc. I have no problem with that,…