By Hella Winston
Honorable point out within the 2012 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism
When Hella Winston all started speaking with Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn for her doctoral dissertation in sociology, she was once shocked to be covertly brought to Hasidim unsatisfied with their hugely restrictive lifestyle and occasionally desperately suffering to flee it. Unchosen tells the tales of those "rebel" Hasidim, severe questioners who lengthy for better own and highbrow freedom than their groups enable. In her new Preface, Winston discusses the passionate reactions the publication has elicited between Hasidim and non-Hasidim alike.
Named certainly one of Publishers Weekly's Ten most sensible faith Books of 2005.
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