Video: “The Kollel Check is Too Low” Party


jimmy-mcmillan[Video below.] The Rent Is Too…High Party, a political party in New York that has nominated candidates for mayor of New York City in 2005 and 2009 and for governor in 2010, garnered a lot of attention this election season, and now, a comical takeoff, called “The Kollel Check is Too…Low,” has been produced by a member of the frum community.

The spoof video features new audio with a background of footage of Jimmy McMillan, the candidate for The Rent Is Too…High Party in this year’s New York gubernatorial election, at the candidate debate last month

Click below to watch:

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{Yossi Schneider/ Newscenter}


  1. Number 2: CALM DOWN! It is a spoof. A poof means a joke. As one who learned in kollel for 11 solid years, I am one to talk. I still drive a jalopy. Calm down and smile. Don’t take the video so seriously. We are allowed to laugh once in a while without going crazy. Seriously calm down.

  2. I enjoyed it
    If anything it gives us a great appreciation of what kollel yungeelit have to deal with
    They are the pillars of our world. kol hakavod.

  3. I tried posting before — here’s my second try. The title is hysterical. I laughed and laughed, but, when I heard the words it wasn’t very nice. Sushi, steak … I live on a block with an ehrlich family who lights up the entire street with their chessed. And their one, old car, and their one cell phone for bli-ayin-hara a lot of family members. And yes, I’m sure the check is too low! In the course of laughing, I don’t want us to belittle the people who take their learning very very seriously. (Good thing they’ll probably never see that video.)


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