(New York Daily News) An Orthodox Jew covered himself in a plastic bag during a flight so he could remain pure when the aircraft flew over cemeteries, it’s claimed.

A startling image of the man, posted by Redditor “FinalSay” on Thursday, sparked debate as to why he’d donned the see-through traveling garb.

Initially, it was thought he was distancing himself from women as Ultra-Orthodox Jews often adhere to strict rules of gender segregation in public.

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