Deborah Feldman

Deborah Feldman appears in the following:

Violence and Abuse in Insular Communities

Thursday, December 13, 2012

On Tuesday, a State Supreme Court jury in Brooklyn convicted 54-year-old Nechemya Weberman on 59 counts of sexual abuse. As an unlicensed therapist in the insular Satmar Hasidic commu...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Deborah Feldman talks about what it’s like inside the Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism. In her memoir, Unorthodox, she reveals what life is like in a religious tradition that she believes values silence and suffering over individual freedoms, and what happened when she rejected her Hasidic roots.

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