Jewish Brooklyn: End of an Era?
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May 24, 2022 5:51 pm at 5:51 pm #2090341lakewhutParticipant
With crime up, traffic worse than ever, expensive housing, and many other choices to live a frum quality of life, is it time to accept the fact that the glory days of Brooklyn being the “in town” is over? Yes there are a few vibrant shuls those who are fortunate to come from wealth and got help buying a house can still hack it but otherwise who’s it good for?May 24, 2022 8:06 pm at 8:06 pm #2090448Yabia OmerParticipant
Yes it is the beginning of decline.May 24, 2022 8:09 pm at 8:09 pm #2090463MarxistParticipant
“Brooklyn is the new out of town”May 24, 2022 9:49 pm at 9:49 pm #2090500ujmParticipant
We’ve been hearing what the OP says since at least the 1960s. That’s 60+ years.May 24, 2022 9:51 pm at 9:51 pm #2090507CHOOSIDParticipant
REAL GOOD HEIMESHEH KUGEL: End of an Era?
YES IT IS!!! YOU LITVOCKS MESSED UP KUGEL!!!!!! GO SAY TACHNUN!!!May 24, 2022 11:47 pm at 11:47 pm #2090591rightwriterParticipant
Come one choosid we all know you got those stashes of litvishe kugel in your kitchenMay 25, 2022 12:25 am at 12:25 am #2090622yungermanSParticipant
Their all moving now to Brooklyn NJ which is what Lakewood became and is just getting worse and worse whenever I speak to someone living there or visiting thereJune 3, 2022 12:29 am at 12:29 am #2093890devash1762Participant
NYC as a whole is a huge cesspool. The rents are ridiculous, the real estate is untouchable and to boot no space you are a shared driveway away. The Yeshivas are overcrowded with a cookie-cutter mentality and there is no sense of community at least in my eyes edited. On the plus side, you can choose 4 pizzerias in a two-block span, tons of bakeries, kosher markets, butchers, etc…but no one wishes you a good Shabbos 9 out of 10 times. edited Travel anywhere, PA, NJ, CT, CA, etc the smaller communities appreciate one another, they are grateful that there is a minyan, etc. B’H I hope to not be living in Brooklyn in 5 years too noisy, too dirty, too crowded full of shmutz, the tattooed and pierced.
sorry about the edits, needed to leave out the more personally directed comments
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