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Unorthodox: Unorthodox (Netflix mini-series) Season 1, Ep 0
Loosely based on Deborah Feldman's 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, Netflix's Unorthodox tells the story of a young woman's leaving the ultra-Orthodox community of Satmar Hasidim in New York. [more inside]
Podcast: Reply All: #24 Exit & Return, Part II
This week, we conclude Shulem Deen's story. We learn how the Hasidic community has tried to block off a corner of the internet for itself, and how this new, informal Hasidic internet might offer Shulem a way back.
Podcast: Reply All: #23 Exit & Return, Part I
In 1996 Shulem Deen was a 22-year old Hasidic Jew living in a small, isolated community in New York. He bought a computer and innocently installed America Online from the included floppy disk, and had his first real conversation with someone outside his community. Sruthi Pinnamaneni tells the story of how the internet ruined his life and how it might save it.