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Matisyahu Shaves

Matisyahu One Year After Infamous Haircut

Steve Karras | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

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.

Matisyahu And The Pitfalls Of The Charismatic Leader

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 08.05.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

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.

Matisyahu Kicks Photographer, Apologizes

Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment

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...

Matisyahu's Spiritual Evolution And What It Means For Us

Gabe Crane | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Gabe Crane

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.

Matisyahu's Beard Goes Missing, Jewish World In A Panic

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 02.13.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

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.

Matisyahu's Shocking Shave: What Does Facial Hair Have To Do With Spirituality?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion

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...