Yomim Noraim. Days of Awe. We prepared all Elul to finally reach the climax of the Yomim Noraim. We joined the throngs of bnei Torah in the עיר התורה of Lakewood as we woke up and hurried up “the 9” the mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. בבית אלקים נהלך ברגש.
We went as so many others did awaiting the days of tefillos. As we walked we were awestruck to see a gigantic big television screen blasting commercial advertisements for yiddisha brands in the middle of the עיר התורה.
Shomu Shamayim. Like a huge TV on a shabbos clock left on publicly in the middle of our Yomim Noraim. How could they? A yiddisha business running advertisements blasting for all to see.
How do I keep my son from asking me questions about the ads while trying to discuss the upcoming avoidah laying before us. Where are the Kannayom?? Why do they allow this?
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