Hasya. Her 'tenure' in the commune leadership didn’t last long. Brent Wojahn / Oregonian

'Wild, Wild Country': Meet the Holocaust Survivor and Archnemesis of Ma Anand Sheela

She survived the Holocaust, lived on a kibbutz, helped to produce ‘The Godfather,’ and finally found satisfaction as a follower of the guru Osho. Her role in the hit Netflix documentary is merely a cameo, but Françoise Ruddy lived a life worthy of its own miniseries

Twelve minutes into episode four of the Netflix series “Wild, Wild Country,” a pretty woman named Hasya, bearing expensive jewelry and an undefined accent, makes an appearance. The series doesn’t dwell on her,...

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