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The Chameleon in the Closet: A Conservative Jewish Mother Reaches Out to Her Orthodox Sons

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The Chameleon in the Closet traces the universal journey parents take as their children try to find their place in the world. When her older son broke with his Conservative Jewish upbringing and plunged into Orthodoxy, BJ Rosenfeld was confronted with the challenge of accepting or rejecting his rigorous beliefs. Somewhere along the way she became a chameleon changing her c ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published September 6th 2010 by Troy Book Makers Ltd.
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I read about 'Chameleon' and then happened to see if featured at my local library! I am SO glad that I picked it. 'Chameleon' is a spiritual autobiography that gripped me from beginning to end. Rosenfeld truly opens up her world and heart to the reader--so I finished the book feeling very connected to BJ, like we were old friends. Rosenfeld is a tremendous writer who keeps your attention throughout 'Chameleon.'

'Chameleon' is an easy read, with chapters broken down easily over different subjects
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Oct 24, 2010 Carol Hoenig rated it really liked it
I wrote a review on The Huffington Post for this memoir. I wasn't sure whether to list it under the topic of "books" or "religion," but opted for the latter. Here is the link to the review: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-h...
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Aug 25, 2015 Shana rated it it was amazing
Great book-written with a lot of sensitivity and is a real eyeopener to another perspective. An enjoyable and moving read.
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Disturbing and sad
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My memoir is "The Chameleon in the Closet."
MY goal is to help parents stay connected with their children."
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