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Orthodox Neighbors Angry Over Pornographic Exhibit on Lower East Side

While adolescent yeshiva students may not share their dissatisfaction, Orthodox Jewish neighbors of a Lower East Side art gallery have issued a chorus of complaints over a current exhibition involving pornographic images

According to the New York Post, the Allegra LaViola Gallery’s new “Pornucopia” show “features a slew of sexy nude images of men and women, some having sex… Some of the ‘porn’ pieces are clearly visible through the East Broadway gallery’s windows – and people are fuming that kids are being exposed to smut.”

Miriam Katz, a teacher at the nearby Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem school, told the Post the show is “disgusting… My students are innocent children, and they walk by and shouldn’t be exposed to this disgrace… You see in quite detail the anatomy of women. There’s a yeshiva there with boys who pass by every day.”

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