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New Memoir Sheds Light On Fundamentalism In Jewish Hasidic Community
New Square, N.Y., home of the extreme Hasidic Jewish sect known as the Skver Hasidim.
Sex Abuse Case Offers Rare Glimpse Into New York Hasidic Enclave
Abe Weiss, a former Skver Hasid who became Tambor's live-in boyfriend after she left the community, described his own experience when, at age 18, he tried to tell Twersky about an incident six years earlier in which his teacher at a Skver school in the ...
Apparent Suicide of Ex-Hasidic Woman Deb Tambor Sparks Funeral Chaos
Shaul Spitzer resentenced as youthful offender; to be released
Before the attack, the Skver Hasidic leadership had targeted Rottenberg for refusing to pray in Twersky's synagogue. Residents protested outside his house and broke his property; the leadership kicked his daughter of school and ordered a boycott of his ...
Off the Path of Orthodoxy
Shulem Deen, the author of a recent memoir about his experiences leaving the Skver sect of Hasidism, told me that those who leave Orthodoxy must contend with dire predictions from their families and communities. “Coming away from the ultra-Orthodox ...

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