So this happened last week, apparently.
I thought it was a joke (how could it possibly be serious, right?) but it seems not. Maybe we should all adopt extreme measures to prevent those scantily clad slutty sluts from contaminating our view, huh?
It’s the latest prescription for extreme ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who shun contact with the opposite sex: Glasses that blur their vision, so they don’t have to see women they consider to be immodestly dressed.
In an effort to maintain their strictly devout lifestyle, the ultra-Orthodox have separated the sexes on buses, sidewalks and other public spaces in their neighborhoods. Their interpretation of Jewish law forbids contact between men and women who are not married.
Walls in their neighborhoods feature signs exhorting women to wear closed-necked, long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. Extremists have accosted women they consider to have flouted the code.
Now they’re trying to keep them out of clear sight altogether.
[Read more: nbcchicago]
- Glasses to blur spectacle of immodest Israeli women (nzherald.co.nz)
- Glasses look to keep Israeli women out of sight (kansascity.com)
- Ultra-Orthodox Men Now Wearing Special Blinders to Avoid Seeing Sexy Things [Genderal Interest] (jezebel.com)
- New for Orthodox men: glasses that blur women (nydailynews.com)