Isaac Mizrahi was hawking his shirts, boots and bags Saturday on QVC during his show, “Isaac Mizrahi Live.” The only problem is...he was furiously working and tweeting on Yom Kippur.
“He’s created a big stir in the community by selling his goods on Yom Kippur. It’s the holiest day on the Jewish calendar,” a source tells...
Mizrahi, 51, is from an observant Jewish family and is an alumnus of Brooklyn’s Yeshiva of Flatbush...he co-wrote 2003’s two-part historical documentary “Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites,”...“dedicated to the thesis that the Israelites and the Jewish faith changed human history as much as any empire that ever existed.”
But now Mizrahi faces backlash, with one prominent Jewish media honcho telling us the decision to work was a slap in the face.
“There is talk of many Jews boycotting his products because of his outlandish appearance on his show,” the source tells us...
Tough being Jewish. Either way.