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Hasidic Williamsburg

a contemporary American Hasidic community

by George Kranzler

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Published by Jason Aronson in Northvale, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.,
    • Hasidim -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.,
    • Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-312) and index.

      StatementGeorge Kranzler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5 K76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 331 p :
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1088910M
      ISBN 101568212429
      LC Control Number94012972

        Deborah Feldman’s memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots” charts a familiar path of in the Hasidic Satmar sect of Williamsburg, Feldman.


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Culturally, I was raised in Author: Nancy Cutler. Deborah Feldman was born and raised in the Hasidic community of Satmar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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Feldman introduces us to her life in the Williamsburg Hasidic community when she is a young teen. The early chapters of the book are very different from the second half. These are a series of descriptive essays without any forward progression in the narrative.

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As a Hasidic girl, I never struggled with the gender roles in the acute ways Abby did, but I struggled, I struggled plenty. I was socialized to. Brooklyn is a Hasidic paradise. What began as a small Hasidic community in the 20th century, is now a thriving world of its own.

The community really picked up speed when Reb Yoel Teitelbaum, the first Satmar Rebbe, settled in Williamsburg after the Holocaust. Abby Stein, who grew up in a rabbinical family in Williamsburg, is the most prominent Hasidic person to come out as transgender after leaving her community.

She recently visited the Yiddish. The Hasidic Community of Williamsburg explores and explains this sociological explains some main tenets on the which the Hasidim of Williamsburg have come to rely: making secular activities sacred; incorporating modern devices into their lives to promote and advance their own religious observance; separating themselves, using Cited by:   By Deborah Feldman Deborah Feldman grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in the Samtar sect of Hasidic Judaism, a highly secretive ultra-orthodox community.

Deborah was raised by her grandparents after her parents' marriage failed and her mother left the community. In her memoir, Ms Feldman tells her story of her upbringing in this very restrictive, conservative. The woman who inspired Netflix hit “Unorthodox” has revealed that she was forced to sell her eggs to make some quick cash after fleeing Williamsburg’s Satmar Hasidic community.

Writer. Journalist Allison Yarrow may have titled her bestselling new e-book “The Devil of Williamsburg” after the Hasidic spiritual counselor sentenced last January to. Hasidic Williamsburg recounts the dramatic emergence of this unique community in the face of major crises.

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