Posts Tagged ‘Deborah Feldman’

What Happens When 40,000 Orthodox Jewish Men Take Over Citi Field?

Written by Matt Harvey on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News

The orthodox community came out to protest the dangers of the internet, but a counter rally shed light on a different problem—hushed up sex abuse.   By Matt Harvey They traveled in cars and buses from far Rockland County and Lakewood, New Jersey. But mostly they took the subway from points in Brooklyn: Midwood, Crown [&hellip
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An Unorthodox Rebellion: How Deborah Feldman left her community and found her voice

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

As 25-year-old Deborah Feldman slides into a booth at an Upper East Side restaurant, wearing a trendy leather jacket and knitted blue sweater, it is difficult to imagine the path she took to get to this exact point in her life, a journey she details in her debut memoir, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My [&hellip
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