About Heshy Fried

"Heshy Fried takes humorous situations and idiosyncrasies inherent with living an observant lifestyle and rants about them in both a highly animated and humorous manner. I would describe him sort of as the “Frum Dennis Miller.”

Heshy offends orthodox Jews multiple times daily in his blog Frum Satire and you can see his rants, skits and live performances on his You Tube page.



Making a Case for Yoetzet Halacha

By March 27, 2009

While spending shabbos in Washington Heights several weeks ago, the residents were in the process of trying to find a new Rabbi for the shul. On Friday night the shul organized an Oneg Shabbat question and answer session with the … Read More

Coming Out in the Orthodox Community

By March 4, 2009

An old friend of mine recently came out to me. Like many people, my reaction was one of utter shock. How was this possible? I had known this guy for 10-plus years and never once had he made a comment, … Read More

Yeshivas and Their Stalinist Secretaries

By February 8, 2009

The secretary in our Yeshiva was hired to do several things; she helped with payroll, distributing mail and general secretarial duties like answering the phone and keeping people out of the headmasters office during meetings. I bet you when they … Read More

The Facebook-Invited Wedding Guest

By January 22, 2009

Having nearly two thousand "friends" on Facebook has many perks. I can stalk girls, stalk girls for friends of mine and work on my unbelievable Jewish geography skills – because, hey, I know everyone. Having that many friends on Facebook … Read More

Lubavitchers and Elvis Impersonators are Strikingly Similar

By January 12, 2009

No matter what sect of Judaism you belong to, I am pretty sure you have had some exposure to Chabad, whether it was during that indoctrinating Birthright trip, a free Shabbat meal on your college campus, or a protest against … Read More

The Porn Industry Asks for a Bailout

By January 7, 2009

First the banks wanted a bailout, then the American automakers jumped on the bandwagon of government funding. I never thought the porn industry would do it as well. Lo and behold Hustler editor Larry Flynt and Joe Francis (the creator … Read More

I’m Shomer Freakin’ Negiah

By January 5, 2009

Shomer Negiah is one of the most talked about topics amongst young orthodox Jews, maybe because it’s the closest they can talk openly about sex in groups, or maybe because everyone has a secret. No one really keeps negiah, they … Read More

Charedi “News” Source Covers Up Suicide Story

By January 1, 2009

Yeshiva World News is one of the main places where the right-wing Orthodox community gets their news. It’s an unfortunate site replete with hateful comments and downright racist remarks, especially when anything related to Barack Obama is reported. There was … Read More