July 5, 2016 3:20 pm at 3:20 pm #617933
Why isnt there an outcry over these ads. The Bathroom one the Rock and roll one, feeding our Tayere yidishe kids with these ideas. Where are our elected officials.July 5, 2016 3:53 pm at 3:53 pm #1158445JosephParticipant
Paint it over. Eventually they’ll get the point.July 5, 2016 4:06 pm at 4:06 pm #1158446
A shandaJuly 5, 2016 4:36 pm at 4:36 pm #1158447zahavasdadParticipant
Not sure where you live, but Brooklyn is not YOUR community, Jews arent even the majority in brooklyn anymoreJuly 5, 2016 7:28 pm at 7:28 pm #1158448
ZD ok so lets do nothingJuly 5, 2016 9:22 pm at 9:22 pm #1158449yichusdikParticipant
ZD is correct. For better and worse, the freedoms being exercised by advertisers in your neighborhood are part of what makes your neighborhood and your country a safe appealing and free place for you and your community to live.
If you feel you must do something about these images, you can: a)approach the owner or the marketing firm that sells advertising space on the shelters and ask them to put your sensitivities over their bottom line (they might actually say yes. Goodwill also has value). b) do some work for yourself and your community by finding an advertiser or advertisers who would benefit from the exposure and ask THEM to advertise on bus shelters in your neighborhood. c) engage in civil discourse about this at the political level, to see if your local assemblyman or council member is prepared to seek a change to the law to restrict what kind of images are legal. Not much likelihood of success with this one, but you don’t know if you just complain. And your elected officials, like everyone else’s are interested in being reelected. So work to deliver them votes if they do what you wish. Or, conversely, work against them if they don’t. But DO SOMETHING. It is your neighborhood.
If you actually get involved in finding a solution that accomplishes your goal but that doesn’t violate the rights of others, You could be teaching our Tayere Yidishe kids about democracy, engagement, civic responsibility, and good citizenship. Assuming they are going to vote and pay taxes when they are older, that’s a useful agenda.July 5, 2016 10:45 pm at 10:45 pm #1158450TheGoqParticipant
What is the point Joseph that our community is intolerant of others? we are merely guests in this land, if it really offends you avert your eyes.July 5, 2016 11:16 pm at 11:16 pm #1158451JosephParticipant
Yes, we are intolerant of immorality. Especially when shoved in our faces. And, G-d forbid, potentially influencing impressionable youth as well as affecting the piety of adults. At one time even gentiles recognized it immoral to shove in public such exposure.July 6, 2016 12:29 am at 12:29 am #1158452TheGoqParticipant
Ok Joseph when you start your own country you can make the rules long live the king.July 6, 2016 2:07 pm at 2:07 pm #1158453
Ok Joseph when you start your own country you can make the rules long live the king.
In fact, in “Liberaltown USA” (also known as NYC, home of Stonewall national monument), they purposely shove immorality in the faces of impressionable youth. That is their religion. If you don’t like it, you can vote with your feet. Perhaps you want to try a Theocracy, like New Square, Kiryas Joel, Iran or Israel.July 6, 2016 6:47 pm at 6:47 pm #1158454
There is a big difference between not modest to outward beastly behaviorJuly 6, 2016 7:02 pm at 7:02 pm #1158455
There is a big difference between not modest to outward beastly behavior
Huh?July 7, 2016 1:30 pm at 1:30 pm #1158456
gavra no need to explainJuly 7, 2016 1:54 pm at 1:54 pm #1158457Shopping613 🌠Participant
The non jewish world has no morals. What are you going to do about that jewish source?July 7, 2016 2:08 pm at 2:08 pm #1158458
gavra no need to explain
I understood the words, but don’t understand the relevance to the discussion. Anyway, if you don’t care, neither will I.July 8, 2016 3:03 am at 3:03 am #1158459charliehallParticipant
“Jews arent even the majority in brooklyn anymore”
Jews never were the majority in Brooklyn. Jews were almost a majority in the Bronx, though.
“The non jewish world has no morals.”
We should clean up our own act before whining about others. Or are bribery, influence peddling, kickbacks, and covering up child abuse moral?July 8, 2016 5:34 am at 5:34 am #1158460mddMember
Charlie, the Mabul happened not because of bribes. I know it does not fit with your world view, but it does not really matter.July 8, 2016 7:00 am at 7:00 am #1158461Sam2Participant
mdd: You can take lots of statements from Chazal to claim that lots of things are worse than others. And charlie is right that we should worry about fixing issues in our own communities before fixing other communities.July 8, 2016 3:14 pm at 3:14 pm #1158462yichusdikParticipant
So, Jewish Source, I gave you several practical suggestions about how to deal with the issue. No response.
Do you just want to complain, or do you want someone else to deal with the issue? Or do you want to actually do something constructive about it?July 8, 2016 5:06 pm at 5:06 pm #1158463
yichusdik thank you actually you gave good suggestions
maily my point here is to bring the awarenessJuly 8, 2016 5:30 pm at 5:30 pm #1158464stretchyMember
Where ever you live (let’s assume somewhere in America) we have to understand that were in golus. And in golus the goyim are in charge. But I hear ur point that there shouldn’t be inappropriate ads in a Jewish community. Our job is to teach people that were better than that.
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