From the NY Post comes another story about youth culture versus religion in the Hasidic community in Williamsburg, but oddly enough, the word "hipster" doesn't appear explictly in the story. The conservative Satmar Jews oppose a music store that opened on Lee Avenue, mainly because its Hebrew name, GalPaz, is offensive.
"It's an Israeli word," said one young person, outside the store called GalPaz. "And we don't believe in [Israel]."
The Satmars, who speak Yiddish, don't believe a Jewish state can be formed until the Messiah comes.
The other concern is that the store will be a magnet for the dregs of society. You know, the people who like music.
Gothamist on the Hasids vs. hipsters (1, 2) and what hip is in B-Burg. Plus, our PSA for hipsters and proof the MTA hates them. And for more info on gentrification in Brooklyn to make your eyes bleed, Curbed's Brooklyn section.