• Photographer Captures ‘Taboo' Portrait Series of Hasidic Jews

    24 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Photographer Justin Bettman recently finished a portrait series that focuses on the Hasidic Jews in New York, an ultra-orthodox sect of Judaism that generally keeps to itself socially and is rarely photographed by those outside of its community.
    Hasidic Jews are known for their religious and social conservatism and general social seclusion. Those in New York often live in their tightly-knit communities and outside of work environments, generally keep to themselves. According to Bettman, who grew up in what he describes as a reform Jewish household in Northern California, the initial...
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