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  • This priest also reported that upon the birth of a first son, a Zacatee father refused food for twenty-four hours and then imbibed a “brew concocted of a root called peyot.”

    One River

  • A crowd of people from Givat Shaul, with peyot (earlocks), most of them religious (Haredi), came into the village and started yelling “gazlanim” “rozchim”Oren(Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Only 6% of Jewish Israelis think Obama is Pro-Israel,

  • Yesterday, amidst it all, one of my rabbonim, in a bekeishe, with peyot tightly curled down to his chin and a beard to his belly button, turned to us in shiur and asked if any of us were homophobic or anti-homosexual, and proceeded to chastise anyone who might harbor those views.

    Jerusalem Pride March: it just keeps getting worse by Ariel | Jewschool

  • He describes the rabbis as non-English speakers with long peyot, sidecurls.

    FailedMessiah.com

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