July 16, 2012 9:59 pm at 9:59 pm #604135GeshmakManParticipant
Rabosai – Anyone think that tailgating at the Siyum HaShas is wrong? If not, does anyone want to join in? 🙂
The parking lots open at 3:00 and Mincha/Siyum starts at 7:00. Two to three hours is plenty of time to cook and eat like a mentch.
The other food options are bringing something small from home or buying overpriced snacks/drinks inside the stadium.
Curious to hear the Olam’s thoughts!July 16, 2012 11:30 pm at 11:30 pm #886502nishtdayngesheftParticipant
It will help people understand the memes of “haochel bashuk”. And people will appreciate the opportunity to actually see what it looks like.July 16, 2012 11:36 pm at 11:36 pm #8865032scentsParticipant
How do you tailgate at the siyum?July 16, 2012 11:48 pm at 11:48 pm #886504ZABACHURParticipant
i tailgated at the asifa so naturally i’d be down for tailgating at the siyum hashasJuly 17, 2012 1:08 pm at 1:08 pm #886505ChortkovParticipant
What does tailgating mean??July 17, 2012 1:48 pm at 1:48 pm #886506zahavasdadParticipant
tailgating is basically having a BBQ and Picnic in the Parking Lot
Its usually done at Football games and I think NASCAR events (Never been to a NASCAR so Im not 100% sure)July 17, 2012 2:45 pm at 2:45 pm #886507TheGoqParticipant
Yekke2 its a tradition that for hours before a football game starts the fans cook meals in the parking lots of the stadium.July 17, 2012 4:23 pm at 4:23 pm #8865082qwertyParticipant
Save some food for the siyum because it’s a seudas mitzvah!
By the way, why dont they let everyone to make a siyum there? Maybe 1 section at a time?July 17, 2012 4:53 pm at 4:53 pm #886509GeshmakManParticipant
Cooking out of the back of your car (the tailgate). Nowadays, people have fancy grills, tents and can make a very nice meal at the parking lot. It’s done a lot by football games.July 17, 2012 5:19 pm at 5:19 pm #886510SaysMeMember
In the United States, a tailgate party is a social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle. Tailgating often involves consuming alcoholic beverages and grilling food. Tailgate parties usually occur in the parking lots at stadiums and arenas, before and occasionally after games and concerts. People attending such a party are said to be tailgating. Many people participate even if their vehicles do not have tailgates.July 17, 2012 7:04 pm at 7:04 pm #886511takahmamashParticipant
It’s chukas hagoyim, and it’s assur. I’m shocked the mods even let this through.July 17, 2012 7:42 pm at 7:42 pm #886512Why Do I Even BotherMember
It may lead to mixed dancing.July 17, 2012 7:50 pm at 7:50 pm #886513zahavasdadParticipant
It’s chukas hagoyim, and it’s assur.
I guess by your standards Pizza & Sushi would be forbidden as well, they are Chukas Hagoyim and you Eat them Chukas Hagoyim as wellJuly 17, 2012 9:30 pm at 9:30 pm #886514apushatayidParticipant
“Tailgating often involves consuming alcoholic beverages and grilling food.”
Many kiddushim these days also, unfortunately, involve consuming mass quantities of alcoholic beverages and eating grilled food. Perhaps we should rename them tailgate parties?July 17, 2012 11:11 pm at 11:11 pm #886515CRuzerMember
“It’s chukas hagoyim, and it’s assur. I’m shocked the mods even let this through.”
I’m surprised they let YOUR post through. You’re falsely paskening halachos!July 18, 2012 2:49 am at 2:49 am #886516Sam2Participant
Takahmamash: I don’t think it’s Chukas Hagoyim. The origin (so far as I know) has nothing to do with Avodah Zarah and Jews have done it too. It doesn’t meet either qualification to be Chukas Hagoyim according to anyone.July 23, 2012 7:44 am at 7:44 am #886517takahmamashParticipant
I’m surprised they let YOUR post through. You’re falsely paskening halachos!
Naaah, I’m not paskening. I was sure someone would say it, so I wanted to jump in and be the first for a change.
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