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Sarah Palin inspires Jewish wig development
Yahoo News ^ | oct 12,2008 | Dion Nissenbaum

Posted on 10/12/2008 6:48:36 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776

Sarah Palin has inspired a lot of things during her meteoric political rise: Conservative euphoria. Liberal angst. Political uncertainty. Media scrutiny. Uncanny Tina Fay satire. And she's certain to inspire a fair number of lookalikes this election eve Halloween holiday.

But now the GOP VP nominee and Alaska governor is serving as inspiration for one of the most unusual items this political season: A new wig style for ultra-Orthodox Jewish women.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jewish; palin; wig
Sarah everyone aspires to be like you, you have personality, looks, and style. :-)
1 posted on 10/12/2008 6:48:37 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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To: AmericanMade1776

http://georgiewigs.com/Pages/Individual/SarahP.html


2 posted on 10/12/2008 6:50:55 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Any inspirations for cankles (a la hillary)?
3 posted on 10/12/2008 6:51:08 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: AmericanMade1776

4 posted on 10/12/2008 6:51:34 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776

A sheitel! They are very expensive.


5 posted on 10/12/2008 6:51:36 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: AmericanMade1776
"Caucasian European hair is the best hair in the world because of its light weight, strength, texture and high protein content which gives the hair longevity," Sheitel.com company states on its Web site.

The racism never ends! :)

6 posted on 10/12/2008 6:52:21 PM PDT by CE2949BB (McCain/Palin 08)
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To: arasina

695 dollars ...


7 posted on 10/12/2008 6:52:25 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I have an ultra-Orthodox friend who alternates between wigs and headscarves to cover her head. She’s a Dem but she says Obama scares her. She might be interested in this article, tee hee.


8 posted on 10/12/2008 6:54:44 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: AmericanMade1776

There’s a neat sheitel I’d like to see.


9 posted on 10/12/2008 6:55:22 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Ciexyz

Tell your ultra-Orthodox Friend, Obama scares me too.


10 posted on 10/12/2008 6:56:22 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: 2banana
Any inspirations for cankles (a la hillary)?

Galoshes.

11 posted on 10/12/2008 6:58:57 PM PDT by fso301
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To: AmericanMade1776

Of course if you get the seven hundred dollar wig, you are going to need the Sarah Palin Glasses for only 344 dollars. you are now over a thousand just to look like Sarah.
http://www.framesdirect.com/framesfp/Kazuo_Kawasaki-tdmcne/r.html


12 posted on 10/12/2008 6:59:54 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776

I work with Orthodox Jewish women. They tell me a good sheitel can cost well over a thousand dollars.


13 posted on 10/12/2008 6:59:54 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

many sheitels cost a lot more.


14 posted on 10/12/2008 7:00:42 PM PDT by ari-freedom ("He (Obama) cannot win, Bill. He cannot win" -Hillary)
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To: Alouette

Ping!


15 posted on 10/12/2008 7:04:33 PM PDT by netmilsmom ( Obama And Osama both have friends who bombed the Pentagon)
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To: ari-freedom

With a good sheitel you need some nice High heels.. Palin style http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122116644864624975.html#project%3DSLIDESHOW08%26s%3DSB122115137874923909


16 posted on 10/12/2008 7:05:12 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776

17 posted on 10/12/2008 7:06:45 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: AmericanMade1776

What does the “Jewish” slant come from, besides left field? How in the world so?

Weird. Adding ethnic comments to sexism?


18 posted on 10/12/2008 7:11:38 PM PDT by unspun (At least it's Mike Huckabee vs. Ms. Piven, at this point. Pray and work.)
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To: unspun

I do not understand what you are talking about.


19 posted on 10/12/2008 7:14:34 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776 ( Our Mamma beats your Obama)
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To: unspun

Huh?


20 posted on 10/12/2008 7:16:57 PM PDT by kalee
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To: unspun
Ultra Orthodox Jewish women must cover their hair in public.

Many wear wigs to do this.

Some like Sarah Palin's hair style, and want wigs in that style.

Capeesh?

21 posted on 10/12/2008 7:18:05 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: kalee

What pray tell is Jewish about this wig with this hairstyle?

Why is this even a reference.

There is an anti-semetic outfit claiming Jewish heritage for Sarah Palin (which would be wonderful, but is apparently not true). In light of that, this seems really peculiar.


22 posted on 10/12/2008 7:18:40 PM PDT by unspun (At least it's Mike Huckabee vs. Ms. Piven, at this point. Pray and work.)
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To: AmericanMade1776
Klein told Checkpoint Jerusalem that sales of the Palin wigs had "far exceeded" projections, but he wouldn't say if they expected to sell two, ten, a hundred or what.

Everytime I read something like this I get a warm fuzzy feeling that McCain/Palin ticket is going to do very well in the election.

23 posted on 10/12/2008 7:19:52 PM PDT by BigBobber
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To: Max in Utah

Okay. But what makes a wig “Jewish?” Doesn’t this wig fit women’s heads of a variety of ethnicities?

Either the style/wig is popular or it isn’t.


24 posted on 10/12/2008 7:21:16 PM PDT by unspun (At least it's Mike Huckabee vs. Ms. Piven, at this point. Pray and work.)
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To: unspun
Okay. But what makes a wig “Jewish?” Doesn’t this wig fit women’s heads of a variety of ethnicities?

From the article:
Feeding on the intense interest in Palin, an ultra-Orthodox wig shop in Brooklyn is selling a specially-designed "Sarah Palin wig."

An ultra-Orthodox wig shop is most certainly Jewish.

The shop's customers are probably almost all Jewish.

Therefore, a wig created by a Jewish shop for Jewish customers could logically be called a "jewish wig."

But you can disagree if you want to split hairs.

25 posted on 10/12/2008 7:28:38 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: unspun

This isn’t that difficult. The wig is being sold from a website that serves primary orthodox Jewish women. These women MUST cover their heads in public (either w/a scarf or a wig). The article suggests that a style quite similar to Gov. Palin’s natural hair style, has been popular. Understand now? This is no different than the sell out of the Naughty Monkey shoes (Double Dare red pumps) that Gov. Palin wore at her introduction in Ohio. Its a good thing...people (well, women) are enamoured of her style.


26 posted on 10/12/2008 7:31:38 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Who do you want in the White House...the Mommy or the Commie?)
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To: Max in Utah
So, is every hair Jewish, then?

/facetiousness

27 posted on 10/12/2008 7:32:13 PM PDT by unspun (At least it's Mike Huckabee vs. Ms. Piven, at this point. Pray and work.)
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To: AmericanMade1776

why no Michelle Obama sheitles?


28 posted on 10/12/2008 7:32:44 PM PDT by hecht
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

Thanks. Previously addressed, but thanks.


29 posted on 10/12/2008 7:33:25 PM PDT by unspun (At least it's Mike Huckabee vs. Ms. Piven, at this point. Pray and work.)
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To: Max in Utah
But you can disagree if you want to split hairs.

Good one...maybe, unspun will get to the root of this...

Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck...PaMom

30 posted on 10/12/2008 7:34:07 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Who do you want in the White House...the Mommy or the Commie?)
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To: unspun

according to Jewish law, a married Jewish woman must cover her hair just as a man wears a yarmulke to cover his head.


31 posted on 10/12/2008 7:42:50 PM PDT by ari-freedom ("He (Obama) cannot win, Bill. He cannot win" -Hillary)
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To: Max in Utah
This is great. Even better if a the customers got a free .45 with it.
32 posted on 10/12/2008 7:45:16 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: unspun

Jewish women covered their heads back in the olden days, even covered their bodies pretty much for modesty’s sake. There must have been a religious connotation to it, because St. Paul instructed Christian women in the New Testament to not pray unto the Lord without a headcovering, that it is a shame for women to pray to the Lord without a covering. I cover my head with a scarf when I pray, and like the custom personally. A lot of women argue that the hair IS the covering, but that train of thought does not work out logically when it is thought through to its logical conclusion. If the hair were the covering for women, then the admonition for men NOT to cover their heads when they pray would logically conclude that men with lots of hair on their heads would need to shave off their hair, IF hair is the covering.


33 posted on 10/12/2008 8:06:15 PM PDT by Twinkie (CALL IT WHAT IT IS . . . . COMMUNISM . . . .)
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To: Max in Utah
Ultra Orthodox Jewish women must cover their hair in public.

I never knew that. Huh. Something new every day.

34 posted on 10/12/2008 8:50:13 PM PDT by CE2949BB (McCain/Palin 08)
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35 posted on 10/13/2008 6:19:40 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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36 posted on 10/13/2008 6:21:48 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: CE2949BB
Not all orthodox Jewish women use wigs.

Many use scarves or hats instead.

Many shave their heads in summer and wear a light wig on their shaved head.

37 posted on 10/13/2008 9:45:29 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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38 posted on 10/13/2008 11:06:32 AM PDT by SJackson (as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, Michelle O)
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To: wideawake
Many shave their heads in summer

Eewwww!

I know a very, very few women from the Old Jerusalem sect who shave their heads, but most do not. It's just creepy.

Keeping your hair very short for comfort is another story.

39 posted on 10/13/2008 11:07:36 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Alouette

Great story, but I’m not giving up a lifetime collection of excellent hats.


40 posted on 10/13/2008 11:13:35 AM PDT by timsbella (Mark Steyn for Prime Minister of Canada! (Steve's won my vote in the meantime))
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To: Alouette
Maybe not "shave" shave with a blade, but use the old #2 on the Osterizer.

I'm not sure why it's "creepy" - although I gues it could be uncomfortably reminiscent of how the death camps groomed their prisoners, male and female.

41 posted on 10/13/2008 11:14:32 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: hecht
why no Michelle Obama sheitles?

The Day of Atonement has passed.

42 posted on 10/13/2008 11:29:14 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("Poisoning the customers is bad for business." --Quark, *Star Trek: Deep Space Nine*)
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To: timsbella

I really hate wearing a sheitel, I prefer a hat any day. For years I attended a modern Orthodox synagogue where none of the women covered their heads. But as a “shlucha” I am expected to wear a sheitel. Now I see a whole younger generation all wear sheitels, which was very unusual 30 years ago.


43 posted on 10/13/2008 11:35:42 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: AmericanMade1776
In her home state, retailers are looking to capitalize on the governor's patronage. Just before she was offered the nomination two weeks ago, Gov. Palin went shopping at Out of the Closet, an Anchorage-based secondhand store, with her 14-year-old daughter Willow and her infant son Trig. She picked up a Juicy Couture coat for Willow and a tweed blazer for herself by Escada, which is one of her favorite labels, a saleswoman says.

She buys at second-hand clothing stores.

She really is Everywoman.

44 posted on 10/13/2008 6:07:27 PM PDT by happygrl
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