How Shulem Deen Lost His Faith and Left the Hasidic Fold

He was declared a heretic and excommunicated from his community, and now his memoir is on everyone's reading-list. In interview with Haaretz, he says Judaism is less encouraging of questioning than you might think.

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My previous blog here at The Fifth Question told the stories of two individuals who left the Orthodox fold. This week, I nearly swallowed whole the new ex-Hasid memoir everyone’s talking about: Shulem Deen’s...