Frimet Goldberger


Having the Period Talk

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My Time at Satmar Summer Camp

By Frimet Goldberger

My Time at Satmar Summer Camp
Frimet Goldberger fondly looks back at summers spent at New York’s first camp for Satmar girls. Competition for neatest bunk was fierce — and girl crushes were common.Read More


When SCOTUS and Hasidic Courts Look Same

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Hey, Are You Proud of Raunchy Comic Kid?

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It's Time for a #Balebuste Revolution

By Frimet Goldberger

It's Time for a #Balebuste Revolution
When I am asked to write a bio of myself and my very short career as a writer, I am always tempted to add “balebuste” next to “writer” and “mother.” But instead of using a word that connotes housewife, I settle for “baker,” because, let’s face it, bakers can be learned and cultured, whereas balebustes are stereotypically standing over a pot of soup while the challah dough is rising and the baby is latching onto the hem of their frumpy punjelos (Hungarian Yiddish for a housecoat or robe).Read More






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