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Differences It was a cold January night in Brooklyn. I was helping my father provide a sound system for a Jewish high school play. Normally when one thinks of Jewish people, they think that they are just regular people who instead of going to church go to temple. However there are many different types of Jews. The ones my father and I were working for that night were called Hasidic Jews. Every winter my father would have several bookings of equipment rentals for their high school plays. For a long time, I thought that, besides some noticeable differences, they were the same as my Jewish friends in school, but one night, something weird happened. I was sitting on a box back stage doing my homework. Pops and I had just finished setting up so I had time on my hands to study. While doing my tricky Fifth grade work, I noticed a small Hasidic toddler standing across the way just starring at me. At first, I thought it was just a common behavior of a small person, so not worried in the least bit, I simply stared back at the tiny dude. Surprisingly, our staring contest lasted for a long two minutes. It finally ended when my father walked in and scared the poor kid away. He did see us staring and asked what that was about. I told him what had happened and his explanation for it was kind of strange. He said the boy probably had never been that close to black people in his life. When dad said that, I did not think that was possible; knowing how many black people there are in New York. Then He began to tell me about the complexities of their culture. Dad had been working with the hasidic community for over twenty years. He said they would usually rent studio time from him in Manhattan. Then eventually, they would ask him to do on location work in other boroughs. After years of talking to diff...

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