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Hasidim in Fur Hats: Shtreimel Says, “I’m an Asshole”

I was sitting in the window of a newly opened vegan restaurant in Montreal’s Mile End neighborhood when my wife started asking questions about the Hasidic Jews passing by on Rue Bernard. “What’s with the hats?” she wanted to know, nodding discreetly at the stupid, lampshade-like headpiece one approaching Hasid wore. “How the fuck should […]