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ex-Hasidic

As traditional media will tell you again and again, religious Jews who leave observance primarily do so because they are shrewder and more clever than their co-religionists. The community is mostly made up of patsies who can’t see past the theological garbage they’ve been indoctrinated by. But those of exceptional […]
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“Where can I show my friend/neighbor/relative a positive portrayal of Orthodox Jews?” several people have asked us over the last few weeks, since “Unorthodox” became one of the most popular shows on Netflix. “Jew in the City.” I tell them. “That is what our organization was created for.” No, we […]
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Jew in the City was created to counter stereotypes that non-Orthodox Jews have about the Orthodox community, but several years into our work, we discovered that some of the ex-hasidic community had been following us and wanted to connect with the kind of Orthodoxy we were showing. From there, Project […]
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