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Deborah Feldman

Leaving My Family's Religion, Building A New Community (All Together Podcast)

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.09.2015 | Religion

Welcome to the latest ALL TOGETHER -- the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice inform our personal lives, our co...

Unorthodox: What Deborah Feldman Found at Sarah Lawrence

SLCSpeaks | Posted 07.01.2012 | College

Although the media portrays Feldman as an anomaly, she uses archetypes to create a real-life fairy tale familiar to any Sarah Lawrence student who has asked to bum a cigarette outside of the library, or had to explain to their Facebook friends that they aren't gay.

Unorthodox: The Hasidic Campaign Against Deborah Feldman -- and Me

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

You do not want the Satmars on your case. I learned this the hard way the other week, when I reviewed Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasi...

Unorthodox? Try This: A Young Hasidic Wife Breaks With Her Tradition, Writes Tell-All Book

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 04.25.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

"I had to believe everything I was taught, if only to survive," she writes. And what was she taught? In the slow-track classes for girls, nothing very academic, for a girl could realistically have no higher destiny than marriage at 17 and motherhood a year later.

The Secret Life Of Hasidic Sexuality

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

To the average observant Jew, sex is not something mundane and titillating, but, rather, holy and sacred. From this perspective, it is the puerile obsessions of the secular world which are bizarre.