All posts tagged Brooklyn

Ari’s way: far from Satmar

Ari Hershkowitz rose to prominence in the 2017 Netflix documentary, ‘One of Us’, which followed his journey towards leaving ultra-Orthodoxy. He spoke candidly with Rebecca Davis about his past struggles with sexual abuse, substance addiction and self-harm during his visit to Australia for Limmud Oz and Pathways Melbourne.

Life in Brooklyn’s Chassidic community

A chance meeting led to filmmaker Joshua Weinstein making Menashe, the first full-length Yiddish feature film in decades that is set in Brooklyn’s Chassidic community.