Much has been made of Matisyahu since he took clippers to his dangling beard and side-curls, 86'd the black fedora and shockingly emerged from his Hasidic outer shell one year ago.
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His move away from his religious observance, and thus his role as a cultural icon and leader for religious Jewry, took another dramatic step today.
First Matisyahu lost his beard; now, he's lost his cool. The devoutly religious reggae rapper, who shocked the Jewish world when he shed his trademark...
While there are limitations in drawing conclusions from our celebrities' lifestyles, Matisyahu's choice does represent an important development in the underlying psycho-spiritual evolution of our time.
Never before in the history of our ancient people has one man's beard cause so much panic. In fact, I am not sure in the entire history of beards, if one beard has created so much commotion.
Early this morning, "Hasidic reggae superstar" Matisyahu shocked the (Jewish) world with a tweet declaring, "At the break of day I look for you at sun...
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