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  • Memoirs of Chasidic masters’ liberated Scion

    By Michael Berenbaum

    June 6, 2013 | 2:42 pm

    A decade ago, distinguished Orthodox filmmaker Menachem Daum produced and directed the documentary “A Life Apart: Hasidism in America,” a restrained and loving effort to introduce the seemingly strange and alien world of Chasidism to outsiders. Several years later, he produced...

  • ‘Hush’ author Eishes Chayil reveals her real name: Judy Brown

    August 4, 2011 | 2:49 pm

    Eishes Chayil, the pseudonym used by the author of the young adult novel “Hush,” has revealed her real name as Judy Brown.

    The revelation in an essay in the Huffington Post comes 10 months after the publication of the fictional tale about sexual abuse in a Brooklyn Chasidic...