Yom Kippur Fashion Faux Pas
Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to wear white after Labor Day, but did you know that it’s taboo to wear leather on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, which will be observed on September 18 this year? Stepping out in the skin of a dead, dismembered animal is a big blunder if you’re seeking mercy, compassion, and forgiveness. Check out PETA’s new “Yom Kippur Fashion Faux Pas” video to learn more:
I’m no theologian, but I think it’s safe to say that no matter your religious beliefs, being kind to animals will never be a faux pas.
Written by Heather Moore