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The World of Orthodox Wigs

Everything you ever wanted to know about wigs frum women wear, but were too afraid to ask, in a video by Frimet Goldberger in the Forward. Video

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yes
Guest
yes

worth while pointing out what was mentiond in the video the modern women wear long .

Also
Guest
Also

Also some women who would not consider themself ‘modern’ are wearing their wigs longer.

sad
Guest
sad

which is kinda sad cuz lubavitch shouldnt be doing that

Biblical times?
Guest
Biblical times?

I am not sure women covered their hair with wigs in Biblical times??

Guest

um.. what was this video pointing out that we didn’t know before?

gnesha
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gnesha

the girl in the stripes sounds like she grew up in williamsburg….

haha
Guest
haha

i love how she says ” modern girls” and then we see her skirt…way up!! not to mention her neckline.
but nice video…

i like!!
Guest
i like!!

really cute video 🙂

i know them
Guest
i know them

theyre sisters and both grew up in monsey. Used to be more chassidish …then chilled out…hence, their accent

Men/Boys
Guest
Men/Boys

You should probably point out that this video/article is not appropriate for men/boys.

A sheitel is all about tznius, after all…

Everything I wanted to know?
Guest
Everything I wanted to know?

Is there anything in this video that anyone DIDN’T know? There’s absolutely nothing informative about this video.

Great
Guest
Great

It’s a nice video, but you can’t listen to music during the nine days and this video has music in it…..

innocently wondering.
Guest
innocently wondering.

are they lubavitch?

to # 5
Guest
to # 5

I was kind of thinking the same thing lol

mig
Guest
mig

the girl in the stripes needs to cover her elbows and collarbone.

This is not Lubavitch!!
Guest
This is not Lubavitch!!

Biblical women didn’t wear wigs first of all..
Also she said that the hair is only for our husbands but Lubavitch women aren’t even allowed to show thier hair to thier husbands!!

To #4
Guest
To #4

I just said the same thing to myself biblical times? it funny to sell her products she brings falls proofs.

agree with 16
Guest
agree with 16

Hair for husbands is a misconception…

wondering
Guest
wondering

Since when can’t a husband see his wife’s hair??

it's a shame
Guest
it's a shame

It’s a shame that people think this video is normal.
Where’ the tsnius?
And no, I am not 65, I’m a teenager!

To #16 and 18
Guest
To #16 and 18

Who says in Lubavitch wives can’t show their husbands their hair when permitted ..? Where r u taking this from ?

to #19
Guest
to #19

she said he CAN….what about children? can they see their moms hair?

to #12
Guest
to #12

If you are watching the video, for the information, its not a problem is there is music because you arent watching it for the music.

To 21
Guest
To 21

In lubavitch men can see they’re wives hair. However the rebbe held a woman must cut her hair one tefach long that’s like 5 inches! So it’s not to attractive for the husband….

#16 #18
Guest
#16 #18

Check you sources! That is completely made up! A woman’s hair is for her husbands eyes only!!

Showing hair to husbands
Guest
Showing hair to husbands

I also ALWAYS heard that husbands can see hair.. At certain times.. Ok… But then lubavitchers taught me that Chas vshalom can your husband see your hair. We as lubavitcher a know the mystical meaning behind it and that it brings brachos and that the walls never even saw kimchis hair so definetly we don’t show hair to anyone.

to 16
Guest
to 16

huh? where do u get ur info from? a husband cant see his wives hair?

Chabad
Guest
Chabad

Does Chabad have a standard as to how long a sheitel can be? Any Horaa from the Rebbe?

hahaha
Guest
hahaha

everything is always bashed
you guys are bored with your life
just say good luck to them, i hope they are succesful.

To most people above
Guest
To most people above

please dont forget about kimchis. the famous woman who didnt let even the walls of her house see her hair form this she was zoche to have 7 kohanim gedolim come from her. The rebbe did speak about this and demanded tznius. the rebbe also explained. that kimchis’s husband was prabably also pretty modest but the zchus is taluy onher since “ein isha ela l’yofi” “a woman is only for beuty”. therefor tznius is mainly for women. it is a tough klipah as the alter rebbe writes in lekutei torah bc clothing has to do with the klipah of kavod.… Read more »

Very unprofessional
Guest
Very unprofessional

First of all, poorly done in general. Secondly, these girls have no concept of why it is, that actually wear the wig. They are missing the biggest factor of Tznius and aidelkeit.

common now!!!
Guest
common now!!!

also, the first thing in the morning we DO NOT do is cover our hair, our hair is ALREADY covered upon arising!!!

to number 24
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to number 24

#24
The Rebbe suggested shorter hair for Mikvah purpose, not to be unattractive to her husband!!
OF COURSE she MUST be attractive to her husband…. who else should be?!

a little edting is clled for
Guest
a little edting is clled for

the video needs a bit of fine tuning..on a few occasions, as they were putting the wig on the model, for a split second you could actually see her own hair underneath.. which with a bit of editing that could have been eliminated. and the goya who is working there, we could have done w/o seeing her gold necklace which was certainly not a Jewish star, but that “other” thing…again the editing…know your audience…

to # 24
Guest
to # 24

to my knowledge the only reason of the tefach length is for mikvah

To #28
Guest
To #28

I know that in Eretz Yisroel it is a plain Halacha that the sheitel should not be past the shoulders.
I’m not sure, however, if the Rabbonim of Chu”l have come out with such statements — either way, it’s not such an accepted halacha.

esthermiriam
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esthermiriam

Maybe I misheard —
the style of wig tells you about the level of piety and communal customs of the wearer (as well as her income, perhaps), but we shouldn’t judge the woman on the basis of her appearance? Which is it?

nothing wrong with a long shaitel
Guest
nothing wrong with a long shaitel

as long as its not too long

to #25
Guest
to #25

the only people who CANT see it are men and boys who arent her sons / husband

re the questions above
Guest
re the questions above

Technically a husband can see his wife’s hair–but the Rebbe stressed the great merit of the hair always being covered, like Kimchis. Thus was a big surprise to learn in kallah class, add all my life I was under the impression that “our hair is covered for our husbands” etc. Wrong.

Yes, but
Guest
Yes, but

They want to look attractive – just for their husbands. Yeah right. Obviously, that is why they wear such elegant (s*xy) long haired wigs to flaunt in the public domain.

Why not shave?
Guest
Why not shave?

If hair can never be shown like kimchis then why not shave? why not if either way it will never be shown?

To #42
Guest
To #42

Al pi Kabbalah women’s hair should not be sooo short.

Biblical Wigs
Guest
Biblical Wigs

How would Satmar ‘educated’ women know about Biblical practices ?

Ignorance
Guest
Ignorance

A) I am their 3rd sister, I wasn’t in the video. Yes, we grew up a little more Chassidish, no we never spoke Yiddish. My sister’s accent is just a Monsey accent. B) I am APPALLED at some of the negative comments on here, telling my sister she has to cover this and that. Are you Gd? As long as there aren’t rays of light shining from your brain, you don’t get to tell another Jew what they’re doing right or wrong. C) This video was meant to tell a little bit about wigs to people that don’t know anything.… Read more »

Are you serious ?
Guest
Are you serious ?

These comments are comical. The video never claimed to be hashkafic in nature. The video is focused on the sheitel business. Why do Jewish women insist on judging each other . Did “the girl in the stripes” request your critique of her tznius. Derech eretz and shmiras haloshon are requirements of every true bas Yisroel. Your judgmental comments are halachicly question able.

To # 45
Guest
To # 45

I actually live on Acadian Drive in Monsey… That’s not a “Monsey accent” and you are not their “third sister.”

Monsey says hi
Guest
Monsey says hi

Rem the old song…. Love a fellow. Let these young ladies Be!
They think that will make them happy.!!!

Tznius
Guest
Tznius

she should have mentioned that a long sheitle is asur! and completely not tznius.
and for those who didnt know that, NOW U DO.

Some education would be nice.
Guest
Some education would be nice.

1- a husband is definitely allowed to see his wife’s hair. 2- woman wore wigs in chazal times. In msechta shabbos chazal discuss a woman leaving her house on shabbos with a wig, whether it’s considered an accessory or clothes. 3- There are multiple Igros Kodesh, where the Rebbe is encourageing people to wear a wig when “leaving the house”, and that a married woman’s hair should only be seen by her husband, but if it’s too hard to cover your hair at home that’s ok, but you must cover it when leaving the house. 4- #47 the video shows… Read more »

to #49
Guest
to #49

it depend on what you call long!!! its not ossur as long as its not too over the top lon

nice video!
Guest
nice video!

i think it IS quite proffesional, contrary to those who said it isn’t, and its informative! keep up the great work!

Please show the source!
Guest
Please show the source!

To #50
Please show the source of the multiple Igros about not covering your hair at home. The Rebbe many times related the story of the tznius of the Kimchis to show how important it is to cover the her even at home! Maybe hallachacly it’s most important to cover outside and not necessarily inside but that’s not the Rebbe’s shitah!

To #50
Guest
To #50

The times of the Chazal are not biblical times. Just saying.

The video was not made for COL
Guest
The video was not made for COL

This video was made for people who know nothing about wigs. I’m sure it was informative for that target audience. It might even make some people feel more comfortable to cover their hair. Who knows?

Now why did COL post it? Who knows? I guess it’s an interesting distraction for Tisha B’av. All good.

Great video
Guest
Great video

Thank you COL for posting.
If you are too chassidish to watch this video, don’t go on COL.

really nice!
Guest
really nice!

thanks for posting. the video was great! and the two sisters are really pretty 🙂

Amazing video!!
Guest
Amazing video!!

thank you…

Thank you so much!
Guest
Thank you so much!

The video was fun to watch, professional, cute , informative and entertaining. I really enjoyed watching it, and someone who wants to learn more about covering their hair can gain a lot from that video.
Thank you!

Really nice!!!
Guest
Really nice!!!

That is a great video! Keep up the great work! And please disregard all the comments that aren’t as nice as they should be, 🙂 hold up your head high, and keep creating and posting things like these. My friends and I really enjoyed!! And gained from it…

go Frimet!!
Guest
go Frimet!!

ur the bestttt!!! keep it up 🙂

thank you
Guest
thank you

for an awesome video! to all the women in it, great job! keep rockin’ the show!

To #7 and #20
Guest
To #7 and #20

Wow so much judgement here. Judging these women by the lengths of their sheitels and skirts and ignoring the work they do. Not constructive.

???
Guest
???

why cant we be tznius and love each other?

to 45
Guest
to 45

lady stop freaking out. next, all that the above statements are saying is that its a busha vcherpus what the tznius situation is today to the exrtant that a woman besides for on her own not walking around tzniusdik but put up a public video of herself in such a fashion (not caring to at least cover her elbows). This is discussding and we must make a macha’ah when we can (like it says in perek 1 tanya). if we dont scream about the tznius, who will? WE CANNOT LET AM YISROEL LOOK LIKE THIS!!!! (the above applies for men… Read more »

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