moderated Re: "Unorthodox" - 2015 film about a college year spent in Israel and another, 2020 a wife, 19, flees to Berlin from Satmar Williamsburg #germany #usa #israel


sharon yampell
 

I read that book and it was discovered to possibly be a hoax; bool still made for good reading before I had heard about it possibly being a hoax…there is also presumably  a second book!

 

Sharon F. Yampell

Voorhees, NJ USA

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Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] "Unorthodox" - 2015 film about a college year spent in Israel #israel and another, 2020 a wife, 19, flees to Berlin from Satmar Williamsburg #germany #usa

 

New York Times - March 31, 2020

"

How ‘Unorthodox’ Captured One Woman’s Flight From Hasidic Brooklyn

Deborah Feldman left her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community for a new life in Berlin. She talked about what it has been like having her autobiography adapted for Netflix.

 

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