What Does Unorthodox Get Right About Those Who Leave Hassidic Communities?
Hosted By: The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University
The recent Netflix series Unorthodox portrays the journey of a young woman who leaves her Hasidic community, prompting much discussion. Among the questions is “how accurately was this experience portrayed?” Professor Schneur Zalman Newfield also went through a separation process and will discuss his experience, his recently published book based on his research on this topic, and some perspectives on the Netflix series.
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