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Footsteps

Leaving Her Ultra-Orthodox Past Meant More Than Losing Her Family. It Meant Redefining Her Womanhood.

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.23.2015 | Women

  Leah Vincent separated from her deeply religious family as a 16-year-old over the course of two phone calls. She had been sent to New York Cit...

Talia Lavin

Jews Who Left The Ultra-Orthodox World Find Support In One Another

HuffingtonPost.com | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

Shulem Deen’s first steps away from Hasidic Judaism were in the direction of a radio. Defying his community's express prohibitions against ...

Victims Protest: Rabbis, Protect Our Children

Leah Vincent | Posted 07.07.2012 | Religion
Leah Vincent

When I heard that thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews were gathering together to address a pressing issue in the religious community, I was furious that the issue being addressed at the unusually elaborate meeting was the dangers of the Internet.