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  1. I shouldn’t say this, but these guys gotta’ be sweating! Can you imagine wearing this much clothing? Or am I simply biased because the dress is unfamiliar to me?

    • They gotta be warm for sure! This clothing style is something that they imported from the religious jews in Poland around 1800. In Poland it might make sense to dress like this, because it can get cold, but in Israel…
      Unfortunately the image is blurry because I took it while I was driving.
      They dress in white & black because it represents joy & sorrow. White underneath and black on top. When the temple in Jerusalem is rebuilt they’ll all wear white.

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