Topic Wiki

Yeshivas
BMG- Biggest Yeshiva in the USA and perhaps the world.
https://www.bmg.edu/

Restaurants

Comprehensive list of Lakewood Restaurants here
Entree http://entreerestaurant.com - Best upscale meat place with great food and service 
Revolve- A new small upscale nice and different meat place.
Estreia - most upscale restaurant around but food could use improvement 
Ottimo  https://www.ottimocafe.com/ best and nicest dairy restaurant
cafotteria http://cafotteria.com/ nice dairy restaurant/cafe modern style
www.paninicafelakewood.com nice small restaurant , delicious food
Pizzano- A pizza store with nice sit down area also has a large dairy menu ( served to table )
Upper Crust- A nice sit down area with large dairy menu ( Full waiter service )

Fast Food
Meat
Glatt Bite- Massive menu with fast service and delicious American and Chinese food.
D'LUX- Massive menu with fast service. American, Chinese, and sushi
Yussies- Deli and sandwiches. Delicious fries.
Glatt Gourmet- best homemade take out food (also sandwiches and chinese)
Yapchik- Nice menu great homemade take out, or eat in, best shabbes meat selection
Bun- Nice new place, great burgers
Sushi Express- sushi and Chinese, they deliver 732-901-7874
South Side Sandwich Shop- Fast-food joint Extensive sandwich menu. Has delicious smoked Ribs/Lamb brisket and chicken. Friendly service.
Snaps- Fast food in Westgate
Mikes Chicken Crunchers - variety of fried chicken and sandwiches
Dairy
Circa - Clean pizza store/cafe with large menu + sushi.
Pizza Place- A pizza store with a large dairy menu and very nice setting located in WestGate 732.730.1144
Pizza Plus, 4th st btwn Clifton and Lexington. Original Lakewood pizza store. Foods great. Best pizza around
J2- Pizza and sushi in Shoprite plaza. Pizza is good, great sushi. Service is not good.
Village Pizza (2 locatioons) - Pizza store with a dairy menu

Bagel Nosh - Legendary bagel store, needs no introduction
4 Corners (4 locations) , bagel store+ sushi ]
Coffee
French Press - Freshly Roasted exotic coffee beans. Ground and brewed on demand by the cup. Standard method is pour over, but you can request just about any. Ask which brand are freshest.

Shuls
Kol Shimshon - fixed mincha and maariv every 15 minutes at peak times otherwise every 1/2 hour
West Gate - Maariv every 20 minutes from 8-12
Satmar- Forest and 5th
Chestnut - Another good option for Shachris (until 9) if you're on the South side of the lake (and for shkiya mincha-maariv). 105 Chestnut Street Corner of Tiffany Lane

Kosher Grocery and Supermarkets
Jerusalem Glatt: 515 River Ave  Phone: (732) 370-6695
Kosher West: 136 Hillside Blvd
NPGS  - 152 James Street, 231 Main Street, and 2080 W County Line
Super Stop - 1161 River Ave and 416 Cedarbridge
Foodex -  407 Princeton Ave
Shloimys  - 1750 Clifton Ave
Gormet Glatt - 1700 Madison Ave
Kosher Villiage - 911 E County Line
Jerusalem Glatt  - 515 River Ave
Corner of 2nd - 132 2nd Street
Kollel Food Store - 403 Clifton
Aisle 9 -  951 Madison
Picnic - 357 Squankum RIP 6.20.2021
Evergreen
Gourmet Glatt South
BINGO
Feldman’s
Yankel’s
Seasons
Chick-Chock

Clothing

Men
His Place- 435 Clifton Ave
Emporio- 1700 Madison Ave
Marcy's- NEW LOCATION- 10 America Ave

Women
Girls on Glen- 120 Hillside Blvd
Gowns By Shevy(you can also sell and rent out your sister/mother of the bride gowns here)
Zinelli- 175 E Kennedy Blvd
Heads of Class- 916 River Ave

Periodicals

Newspapers
The Lakewood Shopper

Magazines
The Voice of Lakewood

Advertising only
The Clip It coupon card732-231-2692 - Coupon card that comes in back of the BP

BP weekly

Lakewood weekly

Masa Umatan (Has popular lists like freebay, Rental list http://masaumatan.com/e96_rentals.html, and playgroup list)

Residential Rental listings
http://masaumatan.com/MasaRentals.pdf
rental list http://masaumatan.com/e96_rentals.html

https://www.listingsinlakewood.com/

Keilim Mikva:

11th st mikva, -till 4pm
Hertzberg, 121 E 9th bet. Park and East end. -On left side of house after entrance to shul.
DB Electronics open 24hrs in the back ( Yt seasons only for costumers)
The Westview Shop
Center Of Town (Gourmet Glatt plaza)
Amazing Savings
Yesodei Court


Car Repairs

https://greaterlakewood.com/lakewood-mobile-mechanics-diagnose-and-fix-cars-at-owners-homes/

Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547
Absolute cheapest prices, great work
@S209: I was very satisfied, used him twice
Tell him you saw it on dansdeals forums! :)

Reuven & Sons Auto Repair
40 Chestnut street
From transmissions to brakes.
Honest prices. Quick service
848-222-1104
New mechanic in town. 25 years experience, moved from Brooklyn.
Tell him you saw it on Dansdeals.

Brakes and Batteries
Moshe Levy will come to you.  848-210-3640
Lipas

Body Work
AllState Collision (Ovadia Levine) 732-730-0220

Plumbers

Zalman Charloff- Z R Plumbing. Six four six-946-2903 (recommended by S209 and by YitzyS)

HVAC
Izzy Zerken - AMZ Heating and Cooling (recommended by S209)

Flowers

White Ribbon Florist - Weddings, events, and stunning Shabbos flowers. @S209

Phone Repairs

Lg Exalt Repairs- 347-201-2501 (Call or Text)
Matis Geesis - 732 523-0033

Note that this list is far from exhaustive.


To Do - Parks & Recreational Ideas:

http://www.oceancountyparks.org/

Transportation
Rockshire Transit - Lakewood/Monsey - 845-352-8543
Midtown Bus - see this post by @Marks
See this post for other options to Manhattan

Auto Sales
Toms River Auto Sales
Lakewood Auto Sales
Priority
iCar
Ami Katz
MY Auto Sales
Auto Discounters
Car Shadchan
Lakewood Car Finder

Author Topic: Lakewood NJ Master Thread  (Read 4491681 times)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #580 on: March 21, 2013, 04:41:27 PM »
Its a different pot. I'm not discussing policies of accepting kids.

I feel that in very religious place such as lakewood, there has be to some system in place that gives flexibility to kids that aren't able to hold to such high levels of halacha. Instead of only having systems in place for off the derech kids, they should look into prevention.
So no one here believes that Lakewood has some serious chinuch issues?
This is a topic that is way beyond the scope of an online firum discussion.

Every community has their share of problems. In lkwd the numbers are obviously much higher bec there are alot more kids/families.
Percentage wise, its probably not any worse then any other community.

Prevention? What do you call prevention? Let the kids go/do/see/act/play/access/ whatever, whomever wherever they want??
Thats why I said its not a discussion for an online forum. But if you think you'll get proper hadrachah and knowledgable answers here, then go ahead and continue the conversation.

I don't wanna state my veiws on wether or not moishbatchy is a hater or not bec he seems to take it very personally, although I will say that jaywhy did a good job presenting himself as a hater, and thats something thats hard to undo.
So when you post more comments, please just let everyone know that your a hater.

I have no idea what your current situation, nor what happened to you in the past while you resided in Lkwd - and therefore its possible that you have a valid reason for being a hater. But still, I think its only right to let people know that before they take your posts into consideration,

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #581 on: March 21, 2013, 04:41:46 PM »

Please take that humongous, kollel-shaped chip off your shoulder.
You made my day with that one ;D

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #582 on: March 21, 2013, 04:46:01 PM »
You made my day with that one ;D
and this from someone who doesn't hate Jews who sit in Kollel.
"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Free Stuff!" 8)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #583 on: March 21, 2013, 04:48:51 PM »
jaywhy did a good job presenting himself as a hater, and thats something thats hard to undo.
I take offense to that as well. I don't see how my posts could have been misconstrued as me being a hater but let me make myself very clear. I don't hate any Jews, be they from Lakewood, Bnei Brak, or anywhere. I love all Jews and would gladly open my heart, house, and arms to any Jew in need.
I have hands-on experience with the issues that Lakewood faces, which is why these issues are more personal to me. Do certain people and attitudes from Lakewood annoy me? Sure. But I don't hate anyone.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #584 on: March 21, 2013, 04:54:05 PM »
and this from someone who doesn't hate Jews who sit in Kollel.
Wow! Another "machete-swinging, attacking, comment." I don't hate Kollel people. I learned in Kollel myself for some time and I believe that majority of people learning Kollel are doing God's work and I support that wholeheartedly.
I guess you are too busy looking for people to attack to appreciate the hilarity of what Moshiebatchy said. Nothing wrong with some humor-unless you too have a "humongeous kollel-shaped chip on your shoulder."

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #585 on: March 21, 2013, 05:03:14 PM »
and this from someone who doesn't hate Jews who sit in Kollel.
Hate is a rather strong word.   I really don't understand why the need for machetes in this argument, it's just a difference in philosophies but there's place for both in judaism.

I find this whole back-and-forth interesting as we have a similar class thing in Chabad with the working class and shluchim.
Though according to your unexplained implication we're all just christians anyway I suppose :P
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #586 on: March 21, 2013, 05:13:08 PM »
Nothing wrong with some humor-unless you too have a "humongeous kollel-shaped chip on your shoulder."

He does. churnbabychurn was gracious and mature enough to acknowledge it in his case, and removed it; now I have asked Mimi K. to do the same.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #587 on: March 21, 2013, 05:19:16 PM »
change of topic.
Kars 4 Kids?

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #588 on: March 21, 2013, 05:20:41 PM »
change of topic.
Kars 4 Kids?
yay now we can all trash/not trash oorah  ::)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #589 on: March 21, 2013, 05:21:59 PM »
 
yay now we can all trash/not trash oorah  ::)
  ;)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #590 on: March 21, 2013, 06:01:32 PM »

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #591 on: March 21, 2013, 06:05:25 PM »

Though according to your unexplained implication we're all just christians anyway I suppose :P
was JK. and it is on the corner of St Nicholas. I've been there many times

ON a different note there is a grand total of 3 actual Lubavitchers.
One is a Pupener who got chopped by Mendel V
One learnt in Ponovitch and sends his kids to local Litvish yeshivas
And one is from Venezeula.
The rest like to Daven at 10  :-\
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #592 on: March 21, 2013, 06:07:40 PM »
change of topic.
Kars 4 Kids?
I've always found it funny that they advertise on WCBS without ever telling you how they help kids :)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #593 on: March 21, 2013, 06:35:10 PM »
One is a Pupener who got chopped by Mendel V
IMO He's one of the greatest minds Chabad has!

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #594 on: March 21, 2013, 06:35:31 PM »
In my families experience (I have two sibling married in Lakewood)
Yes there is some sort of prob getting into yeshivas without getting some sort if "connections"
(And while my bil is a "working " guy.. He has a very frum house..)
But the prob is not as much with the kollel guys as it is with the "kollel wives" who are bored and feel guilty (or some chips on their shoulder) and always feel hav to prove their lifestyle is better .. More "emunah and betachon" (for some reason  I never hear a guy - who is actually the one learning all day- talk that way..)
Just take out any random "Lakewood voice" and you'll see it on every page..
And my family has had plenty of stories of such type of "attitude" .. Even strait out chutzpah!
That is more my prob in Lakewood...

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #595 on: March 21, 2013, 06:40:24 PM »
This is a topic that is way beyond the scope of an online firum discussion.

Every community has their share of problems. In lkwd the numbers are obviously much higher bec there are alot more kids/families.
Percentage wise, its probably not any worse then any other community.

Prevention? What do you call prevention? Let the kids go/do/see/act/play/access/ whatever, whomever wherever they want??
Thats why I said its not a discussion for an online forum. But if you think you'll get proper hadrachah and knowledgable answers here, then go ahead and continue the conversation.

I'm not trying to change Lakewood chinuch, nor do I think that I or anyone without any credentials is qualified to make certain chinuch decisions. That doesn't mean that on a open forum, I am not allowed to discuss and hear opinions from every side, so that I can become more knowledgeable in the subject. I think it's a subject that bothers many, and therefore may have radically different ideas than the ones I am used to. There is nothing wrong with learning something new.

And being that we're in the lakewood thread, this topic could/should be discussed here, just as much as a diff issue could be discussed in a thread of a different city.

About prevention, I am no expert, though obviously it does not mean exposing the kids to things that are against halacha. No need to attack the poor straw man. It means letting the kids out of the beis medrash more often to play sports, not be machmir for the kid every chumro that a "ba'al nefesh" should be machmir and etc. I am obviously not experienced to say my suggestions are the correct suggestions, but the idea is pretty basic and I have not seen it (it may have been started) being used in Lakewood.
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #596 on: March 21, 2013, 06:40:31 PM »
by the way no one seems to mention the difficulties getting children into school in BKLYN just starting girls now u need pull in BYA, Bnos Yisrael, BY 18th Avenue and that's just getting started- boy's lets talk about the elitist attitude of the cheder

on a second thought lets not ;D

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #597 on: March 21, 2013, 06:41:14 PM »
But the prob is not as much with the kollel guys as it is with the "kollel wives" who are bored and feel guilty (or some chips on their shoulder) and always feel hav to prove their lifestyle is better .. More "emunah and betachon" (for some reason  I never hear a guy - who is actually the one learning all day- talk that way..)
Just take out any random "Lakewood voice" and you'll see it on every page..
And my family has had plenty of stories of such type of "attitude" .. Even strait out chutzpah!
That is more my prob in Lakewood...

So true! The letters in the lakewood voice make me wanna vomit!
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #598 on: March 21, 2013, 06:41:43 PM »
by the way no one seems to mention the difficulties getting children into school in BKLYN just starting girls now u need pull in BYA, Bnos Yisrael, BY 18th Avenue and that's just getting started- boy's lets talk about the elitist attitude of the cheder

on a second thought lets not ;D

You can start it, just not in this thread.
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #599 on: March 21, 2013, 06:42:36 PM »
You can start it, just not in this thread.
on a second thought lets not ;D