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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Yossi Green and Shlomo Simcha Event in Lakewood Cancelled By Rabbonim


On Thursday, November 9, composer Yossi Green and singer Shlomo Simcha Sufrin were scheduled to be at Gourmet Glatt in Lakewood, NJ, for a “Leil Shishi Experience,” an event in honor of the release of Yossi’s and Shlomo Simcha’s new album, “Leil Shishi.”
That event was been cancelled.
The event was to feature a complimentary hot and cold buffet, as well as wine tastings by The Vineyard. These have all been called off.
The event was canceled after pressure from rabbinic sources.
Some explain that there were concerns from local yeshivos regarding bochurim attending the event.
“The Leil Shishi event in Lakewood has been called off,” Yossi Green said in a humble and respectful message that was echoed by Shlomo Simcha. “The rabbonim didn’t see it as a proper idea. For us, it’s an opportunity to be mekayeim מצוה לשמוע דברי חכמים! For me, that always comes first. We always hope to do events that will be מקדש שם שמים, but if it doesn’t meet approval of דעת תורה, then it’s out.”

16 comments:

mmz said...

Kudos

Thinking Yid said...

This is classic fakakte lakewood. One of or writers just brought this up! Sadly situations like this one don't surprise me anymore... https://thinkingyid.com/2017/11/10/time-to-assess-the-lakewood-community/

jancsibacsi said...

This is what happens when the bocherim have to much fun, the all seeing all powerfull rabbunim step in so chas vehulile they will have some enjoyment in this world, it is tottaly forbbiden by our know it all rabunim

jancsibacsi said...

מקדש שם שמים=Cater to the rabunims every whim.

Abe said...

Actually, the word is “farkakte”, פֿאַרקאַקט
in Yiddish , meaning dirty, shitty, full of crap, or screwed-up. This describes Lakewood Hashkafa exactly.

Anonymous said...

fake rabbonim exercising their power.
Chazerim who care only about themselves and their power bases

Anonymous said...

This reminds of a GEVALDIG saying i once heard " what is the definition of a religious zealot?"
Answer: it is a guy who can't sleep and is up all night worrying that there might be someone someplace having a good time.LOL
this perfectly describes a some of our RA-BONIM, a bunch of old FARBISENE depressed haters who have lost their own SIMCHAS HACHAIM so they figure if i am miserable let everyone join me in my misery.

FRUM BUT NORMAL

Thinking Yid said...

Thanks abe! Was in a rush, didnt have time to get the spelling exact :=)

Anonymous said...

CAN ANYONE confirm this text/tweet thats going around from Yossi Green if its TRUE:

In the spirit of being Mekayem מצוה לשמוע דברי חכמים I am DISCONNECTING from social media and deleting all my social media accounts including my twitter account. In addition I will be disposing of my smart phone as soon as I can transfer all my contacts to my new internet free cell phone. The Rabbonim dont see these things as proper.
I always hope to do things that will be מקדש שם שמים, but if it doesn't meet approval of דעת תורה, then it's out.

Anonymous said...

Names of rabbonim? Who are they?
Green 's a businessman and won't ruffle feathers but will kiss ass

Anonymous said...

November 12, 2017 at 7:50 PM,
I got the same text. was also wondering if its real or not

Anonymous said...

Names of rabbonim, names of rabbonim, we want the names

Dusiznies said...

7:50 & 9:19
Yossi did not write this text
It's a text pointing out the hypocrisy of the great Yossi Green

Anonymous said...

Again, give us names of rabbonim or administrators. No fathers taking kids to baseball games, no long shaytels, no concerts, no fun of any kind, no eating ketchup with challah, lets get names. Lakewood has been radicalized, but Green gave a fawning nauseating response. He should have not said anything and let the people judge.

Anonymous said...

DIN how do you know he didnt write it? maybe its true...

AishKodesh said...

Abe @4:40 PM, it does not sum up Lakewood Hashkafa. I have met people who studied there and know they are nice people. One of them happens to be such a sweet, huge Baal Mussar and so loving, you would love him. He is a Rosh Yeshiva, by the way.