The band's lead singer said this about the unusual pairing:
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Itís very amusing to me to see the looks on peopleís faces. Most religious Jews have never seen anything like this, so they have no idea whatís going on. To me, Judaism is like punk rock. Real Judaism is very in your face. The world is chasing after desires for money and sex and drugs and materialism, and Judaism is the opposite. Judaism is like, this world is nothing. This world is only to serve God and bring light and redemption. To me, thatís very punk rock.
[Before] me and my friends were just nihilists. Anytime from 16 to 19, I thought within the next month or two Iíd be dead. I just didnít really care. Life didnít mean much to me. One day I hadnít believed in God at all, and the next day it was like, boom, I had this intense spiritual awakening,Ē he said. ďSo O.K., I got to change a few things. Like, duh.Ē He ended his relationship of three years with a non-Jewish woman and came up with an idea for a band that combined his passions. ďPunks scream oi, Jews scream oy. In Yiddish itís oy vey, oy this; in punk rock itís oi, oi, oi. I saw it as a common ground for punks and Jews.