It was bound to happen sooner or later.
Hasidic sex symbols.
Several year ago, still sporting payess and a more-or-less Chasidic appearance, I met a girl in Greenwich village who stopped me on McDougal Street to tell me, “I think Hasidic Jews are so fucking cool. Those curls are just so…. PUNK!”
In the words of the very un-punk former presidential candidate Howard Dean: Yeeeaaaaaahhhhhhh!
But if Chasidim weren’t punk enough, there’s now a bona-fide Jewish punk movement, called (What else?) “Punk Jews.”
Actually, it’s a film that represents an entire underground culture that is forming in cities like New York, London, Paris and elsewhere.
Check it out.
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