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Photo: Orthodox Jewish Man Covers Himself In Plastic Bag On Plane

We don't often see the classic Twin Peaks phrase "wrapped in plastic" taken so literally—but a Redditor posted the above photo of an Orthodox Jewish man who did just that on a recent flight. Poster "FinalSay" initially assumed the man was covering up because he was in front of women, but others pointed out that it is much more likely that the man is a "Kohen", who are holy priests (or descended from them).
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United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

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"Jew In Bag" Opens Up

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

The Internet was captivated last week by the picture of an Orthodox Jew who had wrapped himself in a plastic bag while on an El-Al flight. The reason for the wrapping was soon revealed to be that the man, a Kohen (or, an extra-devou... Read Post

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United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

Yesterday, we were perplexed and intrigued by a photo of an Orthodox Jewish man covered in a plastic bag on an airline flight. It turned out that the man is a Kohen, holy priests (and their descendants) who are prohibited from flyin... Read Post

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