The NYTIMES has a really fascinating article about rapper Shyne (Jamal Barrow), the guy who went to jail for whipping out a gun in a 1999 NY Club shooting with PDiddy and has now become hardcore frum in Israel.  Highlight: Jeff “The Bowling Shoes Tzadik” Seidel is quoted.   The article says Shyne already started learning and davening at the time of the shooting, but his transformation highlighted in the times sounds actually sincere!

must read:

 (nytimes photo)