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  • A Reason to Wig Out

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 20, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Is your hair kosher?

    That was the question being debated at a fever pitch this week in ultra-Orthodox circles here following a ruling by an Israeli rabbi saying that wigs made from human hair coming from India could not be worn.

    Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv said that hair from India,...

  • Fuzz

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A day before I left for a vacation cruise to Alaska, I looked in the mirror and spied, atop my clean, bald head -- Hair! There wasn't much of it, standing less than one-sixteenth of an inch tall. But when I ran my hand over my crown, I felt the delicious tickle of stubble.