, an online newspaper for Orthodox Jewish college students, I had received several submissions like this before, and I braced myself for yet another lament on dating.But as I continued to read through the article, I saw that it actually discussed a very relevant issue that has confronted many in my community.
(An aside: I generally hate euphemisms like “physical intimacy” but it does lend a certain air of credibility to my postulations.) There is certainly less sex happening at YU than at other colleges, although it is not non-existent. And it’s not talked about, which in my (journalistically-biased) opinion is never a good thing. Simi Lampert is an Orthodox Jew and a realist, in the way that cynics like to say, “I’m not cynical, I’m being realistic.” She is a senior at Yeshiva University’s Stern College, and is the editor-in-chief and founder of the YU Beacon.
Her column, Modern Unorthodox, appears here on alternating Tuesdays.
My friends have a range of theories, that is something close to an impossibility for the students who want to have it both ways.
People don’t talk about it, but it’s an unspoken understanding.
He said "I feel like Asian men have been emasculated so much in America that we're basically treated like Black women." Later he engaged in a Twitter exchange on his account @Mr Eddie Huang with @Black Girl Danger where he defended his comments, which were called "misogynoir".