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Daughter’s journey to the other side of the mechitzah

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/twelve_twelve/article/a_daughters_journey_to_the_other_side_of_the_mechitzah_20120321

Investigative journalists do not tend to make good storytellers. After all, they are trained to write in the taut prose of a daily newspaper, and they are constrained by the discipline of fact-checking. As a result, sometimes they cannot see the forest for the trees when it comes to a charming and cherished fiction that fixes itself in a family’s collective memory.

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