The Shearing of Yossi Mandelbaum by Anna Lea Jancewicz

The Shearing of Yossi Mandelbaum by Anna Lea Jancewicz

Upsherin (Yiddish, lit. “shear off”) is a haircutting ceremony observed by a wide cross-section of Jews and is particularly popular in Haredi Jewish communities. It is typically held when a boy turns three years old. (Wikipedia) Payos are the (often curled) sidelocks worn by some Orthodox men. Tzitzis are the fringes that hang from a Continue reading The Shearing of Yossi Mandelbaum by Anna Lea Jancewicz