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  • Shunning of Wigs Exposes Media Flaw

    By Rabbi Avi Shafran

    June 3, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The media had a grand time recently when tens of thousands of Jewish women stopped wearing their wigs out of concern that they might contain hair that had been offered to an idol. The more revealing story, though, lay not in the deep dedication to the Second Commandment but in the...