Hasidic Rock Band Bans All Men From NYC Show

The band says they’re simply upholding Jewish law.

Arlene's Grocery protested at first when the band requested an all-female audience. They had to canvas the streets to find women who promised to pack the venue, according to the . After the major effort, the venue was convinced. "They have a right to uphold their religious views," manager Julia Darling said.

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