Frum Entertainment

This week’s featured homepage article is written by MJL’s go-to movie critic Saul Austerlitz. But recently in the Forward, he looked at a different aspect of Jewish culture that most of us know next-to-nothing about: Frum Entertainment:

The look I received from the proprietor of Heichal Judaica, A bookstore in Brooklyn’s heavily Orthodox Midwood district, was understandably puzzled, bordering on suspicious. After all, my yarmulke may have said yes-yes, but my jeans and sneakers said no-no. As it turns out, I was in the market for some frum Jewish entertainment and wanted to find out what Orthodox teenagers, some of whom might not be allowed to listen to secular music, were watching and bopping their heads to these days. (MORE)

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