August 26, 2013 6:21 am at 6:21 am #610458LikudMember
I know this is too open-ended to be very meaningful, but would the girls here prefer to marry (or that their daughter marry) a city slicker or a a country boy.
Generally speaking, of course. Explanations optional.August 26, 2013 10:11 am at 10:11 am #972146jewishfeminist02Member
(And I did, in fact– my husband grew up in a town of about 5,500 people).August 26, 2013 10:48 am at 10:48 am #972147eclipseMember
A modest city slicker or a somewhat educated country boy is fine with me. Unless it cannot be?August 26, 2013 10:50 am at 10:50 am #972148eclipseMember
Actually? Normal and well-balanced is good enough. And kind. Oh and honest. Neat and clean would be great. And funny, a real bonus. Just in case you wanted to know.August 26, 2013 12:39 pm at 12:39 pm #972149oomisParticipant
A city slicker with the heart of a country boy. A little sophistication is a GOOD thing, but it needs to be tempered with some down to earthiness. Why does one have to be one OR the other?August 26, 2013 4:45 pm at 4:45 pm #972150writersoulParticipant
So that he can parallel park for me.
(Considering that I can JUST BARELY drive in a straight line, I prefer to leave all that fancy stuff to someone else.)August 26, 2013 6:59 pm at 6:59 pm #972151apushatayidParticipant
I draw the line at rain slicker.August 26, 2013 7:27 pm at 7:27 pm #972152zahavasdadParticipant
most jews today are city slickers. There are very few frum country placesAugust 27, 2013 4:34 am at 4:34 am #972153Burnt SteakParticipant
I’m a guy but I’m wondering what y’all think “country means? Do Yinz think smaller Jewish community in Midwest counts as country?May 21, 2017 10:25 am at 10:25 am #1281303JosephParticipant
Do we still have any country boys around?May 21, 2017 12:49 pm at 12:49 pm #1281394CTLAWYERParticipant
In the early 20th century there were a number of Orthodox Jewish farming communities in Connecticut (Colchester area), NY (Catskills) and New Jersey.
My BIL of 45 years comes form one of those Colchester, CT Orthodox chicken farming families. went away for high school and yeshiva and just retired from his career as a pulpit rabbi. His eldest sister’s grandchildren are still running the egg farmMay 21, 2017 8:14 pm at 8:14 pm #1282170kitovParticipant
I have a friend who was engaged to BT girl.
He called off the wedding when he found out she lived on a farm.May 21, 2017 10:35 pm at 10:35 pm #1282190👑RebYidd23Participant
The ideal human is both.May 21, 2017 11:09 pm at 11:09 pm #1282237JosephParticipant
City farm boy?
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