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Deborah Feldman was born and raised in the Hasidic community of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York.

She is the author of the New York Times Bestselling memoir, UNORTHODOX: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots (Simon and Schuster.)

Exodus, Deborah's next memoir, is due out from Blue Rider Press in March of 2014. This follow-up to Unorthodox traces her new life as an independent young woman and single mother, and her search for an authentic and personal Jewish identity.

Deborah attended Sarah Lawrence College and lives in New England with her son.


Average rating: 3.60 · 12,512 ratings · 1,686 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Unorthodox: The Scandalous ...
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“I am hungry for power, but not to lord over others; only to own myself.”
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“I'd rather believe in reincarnation than hell. The idea of an afterlife is much so more tolerable when returning is an option.”
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“If my mind cannot be tied down, if my dreams cannot be diminished, then no amount of restraints can really guarantee my quiet submission.”
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wfpoppet I just noticed that there is quite a long queue for your book in my city's library system - made me excited for you that there is such interest in your book!


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