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Unorthodox The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

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ISBN-10: 1439187002

ISBN-13: 9781439187005

Edition: 2012

Authors: Deborah Feldman

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In this arresting memoir about growing up in—and ultimately escaping from—a strict Hasidic community, Deborah Feldman reveals what life is like trapped within a religious sect that values silence and suffering over individual freedoms. The Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism is as mysterious as it is intriguing to outsiders. Unorthodox sheds new light on this subculture through one woman’s harrowing tale of repression and self-discovery.Raised in the cloistered world of Brooklyn’s Satmar Hasidim, Deborah Feldman struggled as a naturally curious child to make sense of and obey the rigid strictures that governed her daily life. From what she could read to whom she could speak with, virtually every…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 2/14/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Deborah Feldman was raised in the Satmar Hasidic community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. She now lives with her son in New England.