Rock Icon Patti Smith -- Hasidic Jew?
11/18/2009 1:58 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Here's Godmother of Punk Patti Smith
, 62, at some event in NYC on Tuesday (left) -- and Hasidic Jewish actor Abe Karpen (right).
Due to religious conflicts, one of them had to back out of playing Natalie Portman's husband in the film "New York I Love You."
We're just sayin'. Oy, gevalt.