Growing up in the ultra-Orthodox Satmar community, celebrating Rosh Hashanah meant honey, vows for modesty, praying with father — and waking up early to confuse Satan.
Responding to Wendy Shalit’s take on Jennifer Lawrence’s hacked nude photos, Frimet Goldberger argues that adults take sexy selfies, too — and that’s a good thing.
Everything you ever wanted to know about religious Jewish wigs, but were too afraid to ask. Frimet Goldberger breaks down what each wig means for the woman who wears it.
Gneshe Bron and Shuly Amsel are two of the most sought after wig stylists in New York. Their glamorous concoctions adorn the heads of pious fashionistas.
How do you explain Brenda Turtle, the ex-Hasidic exhibitionist who drapes her nude body in Jewish prayer items? Look no further than her religious upbringing.
What’s the best age to explain puberty to your daughter? Frimet Goldberger found herself pondering the question when her 7-year-old discovered a tampon in her purse.
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.
The Supreme Court and religious Hasidic courts have a lot in common, especially in the recent Hobby Lobby ruling: Ovary-free men get to decide when women have children.
The internet is coming down hard on the parents of Josh Orlian, the foul-mouthed 12-year-old comic. Frimet Goldberger wonders if the haters have a point this time.
When some women leave Hasidism, they untie their aprons for good. But for those who enjoy being domestic goddesses, it’s time to reclaim the title of balebuste.