Leaving the Hasidic Community: Reality Versus Popular Culture

Friday, September 30, 2022

11:00 am


Open to the Public

What does the media get right in its portrayal of this insular community and those who leave it—and what does it exaggerate or miss?

Zalman Newfield
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Schneur Zalman Newfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism (Temple University Press, 2020). Newfield is also a host on the Jewish Studies channel of the New Books Network podcast. Visit him online at ZalmanNewfield.com.