Is Male Model Posing on Bed Sexy? Not If He’s a Hasid!

Sarah Imoff
is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at Indiana University - Bloomington. Her research focuses on Amerian Jewish gender and sexuality.
November 4th, 2013

Is this Hasidic man posing on a bed for an American Apparel advertisement a sexualized image? Sarah Imoff argues why the media fails to see the context and places the model — and the tradition — on a pedestal.