Posts Tagged "tznius"

Immodest Women are Asking for Trouble

This post stemmed from an ongoing discussion on Twitter, that started with the story of Dina, in last weeks Torah reading, who was raped by Shechem. I had heard a comment from a young person…

Driving is not tznius?

I spend a lot of time in Monsey. In the area where we live we have a large religious mix of people – but we are not technically in Monsey. To get to many places…

Dress shopping – total fail

I have a wedding to attend on Thursday. A very close friend of mine is getting herself hitched and we are all very excited to kick up our heels and celebrate with her and her…

How I define tzniut

How does one define tzniut (modesty)? The truth is in everyday Jewish parlance it’s more or less taken to mean the way one dresses. Elbows and knees are supposed to be covered as are the…

Blogging is not tznius

This was a status update by incredible blogger Aliza Hausman. Unfortunately this was not the first I had heard of this idea this week. I have had a couple of interactions recently with Jewish female…

Dear Tznius Police…..

I received this question via email – because obviously I am the world’s expert on tznius…snortle…. “do you think dark colored nail polish attracts attention?  I like colorful polish but here in monsey many wear…

Because he isn’t Jewish….

(Cross-posted over on DovBear – click on the comments there for more discussion.) We all know we are not supposed to speak Lashon Hara. This nasty sin is defined from torah.org as “..any derogatory or…

Cover your nees [sic]

  Jacob Da Jew  tweeted and blogged the link to this article I don’t know what surprised me more, the article or the comments or the subject of the article. Basically in Lakewood a woman’s child…