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Unorthodox is the bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop’s Escape, featuring a new epilogue by the author. Something went wrong. Unorthodox is an American drama miniseries that debuted on Netflix on March 26, 2020.

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See more recommendations. At the age of 25 she published the New York Times Bestselling memoir, UNORTHODOX: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots (Simon and Schuster, 2012) Unorthodox was adapted as a limited series for Netflix which aired on the platform worldwide in March … Please try your request again later. 03/06/2012 10:14 am ET Updated May 06, 2012 You do not want the Satmars on your case. Deborah Feldman was born and raised in the Hasidic community of Satmar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The series is loosely based on Deborah Feldman's 2012 autobiography Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Deborah Feldman is an American-German writer living in Berlin, Germany.Her 2012 autobiography, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, tells the story of her escape from an ultra-religious community in Brooklyn, New York, and was used as the basis of …

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots Paperback – October 2, 2012. Deborah Feldman. #N#Deborah Feldman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Deborah Feldman Page. At the age of 25 she published the New York Times Bestselling memoir, UNORTHODOX: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots (Simon and Schuster, 2012) She currently lives with her son in Berlin, Germany.