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  • n. Plural form of sheitel.


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  • There, in the silence of the changing rooms, among all the lockers and the hair dryers, stood a long row of sheitels.

    Sue Perkins on the joy of the gym

  • With all that financial power and all that clout, you mark my words, The Lobby will ensure that the next Tory Government adopts Halakhah for the UK, St Paul's Cathedral will be turned into a showplace shul, there won't be any more "bad hair days" because British women will all be wearing sheitels ...

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • More about sheitels, from a non-married point of view, so if someone who actually wears them reads this, feel free to correct me:

    “How Mirka Got Her Sword,” Page 22

  • Fruma, however, is deliberately unstylish and plain in how she dresses; I imagine most married women in Aherville have more stylish sheitels than she does.

    Hereville — “How Mirka Got Her Sword,” page 20

  • Therefore, nice sheitels are extremely nice, and cheap ones are obviously cheap.

    “How Mirka Got Her Sword,” Page 22

  • Which brings me to the next point - women cover their hair with more than sheitels.

    “How Mirka Got Her Sword,” Page 22

  • Chicly dressed and ranging in age from 29 to 36, the three are discussing their hair, or more specifically their sheitels. - News

  • As a sheitel macher, Wuensch is skilled in the craft of fitting, customizing, cutting, styling, cleaning and reviving sheitels. - News

  • The application of tzniut to women's hair is so important that some Hasidic communities offer low-cost loans for sheitel purchases and collect used sheitels to donate as charity. - News

  • What makes this especially interesting is that among the wives of the various Shas ministers themselves many wear sheitels against the opinion of Rav Ovadiah Yosef.

    Life in Israel


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