Wednesday, September 26, 2007

And I Thought I Was Ahead Of The Curve

I thought I was pretty cool wearing Crocs (black, see lower left pair in photo above), instead of Converse Hi-tops to synagogue this Yom Kippur

Yeh. Me and 10,000 other cool guys.

Oh well.

As the JTA reports in this story:

"Like many High Holidays worshipers, Andrew Steinerman had traditionally dealt with the Yom Kippur prohibition on wearing leather footwear by turning to Converse's classic Chuck Taylor high-top canvas basketball shoe.Not anymore. This year the prominent Wall Street analyst sported a pair of black Crocs to his Modern Orthodox shul on the holiest day of the Jewish Calendar. ..."


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