A verse in Leviticus prohibits shaving. A leading Biblical scholar says electric shavers are ok. So, where can a recent Yeshiva escapee go for a good shave — and what razor is it ok for him to use?
Frimet Goldberger tried to remain Hasidic even after she decided to stop shaving her head. But ultra-Orthodox modesty enforcers had a different plan.
INSIDE OUT: Eilenberg trimmed his beard on Tuesday. He was so ashamed to have violated the Torah’s prohibition on shaving that he did not leave home again until Friday.