Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Way Hasidic Jews Look But Were Afraid To Ask

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You may not think of religious communities as fashion-centric, but talking about identity and appearance with these Hasidic and Orthodox Jews is fascinating. Like many people, the way they look reflects what’s important to them and how they want to be seen.

Hear a beautiful idea about how looking “the same” helps you be an individual, at 4:00, followed by a pretty shocking story.

I especially loved the fashion show-and-tell at 5:30, a woman sharing the secrets of her hair at 6:20, and some really juicy insights into Jewish perspectives on feminism and sex — see if you’re surprised by what you hear at 13:50 and 14:25.

Read more: http://upworthy.com/everything-you-always-wanted-to-know-about-the-way-hasidic-jews-look-but-were-afraid-to-ask

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