Hasidic Williamsburg (Men)
An intimate walk through the daily life and centuries-old traditions of Hasidic men in Williamsburg.
Hasidic Williamsburg is a stark contrast to the hipster enclave that surrounds it. In these two walks, one for women and one for men, you are lead into the storefronts, back rooms, and neighborhood spaces of the Hasidic community by the people who... More
- 63 minutes
This Detour is best between 10am - 5pm Sunday through Friday. We don't recommend taking this Detour on Saturdays, because nearly all the stops are closed.
You'll want to bring a little cash for food along the way, and a small $5-$10 donation for a volunteer kosher kitchen on the walk. Also, come hungry! You'll stop at several food shops.
The Hasidic community observes a dress-code of modesty. To respect this custom when visiting, women should have their elbows, knees, and collarbones covered. Men should not wear shorts or flip flops.