Watch a cool documentary about Williamsburg that I... →
Mystery - Deborah Feldman writes about a Hasidic NYPD police officer in her Fall...– Publishers Marketplace announced it last week, and the buzz is building about the two book deal I just signed with Soho Press. Read it here: http://www.rtbookreviews.com/rt-daily-blog/forewords-books-buzz-11 This particular blog got the titles mixed up - Unorthodox is my memoir, whereas my crime...
Neturei Karta Protest in Crown Heights. Read more. →
Great old-timey klezmer photo →
Hasidic politics escalate into attempted arson and... →
It's always nice to be quoted! Read the entire... →
“If women are “impure” by reason of menstrual flow, then are we to assume that men are innately “pure”? And if so, does that make them better than women? There is a great deal of dancing around concepts that fundamentally cast women as corrupters of men and imply they are lesser beings. Clearly, it is less desirable to be female than male in a society that keeps...
In an anonymous blog, a young Orthodox woman... →
waiting for your book!
Dear Deborah Just to let you know that I am really looking forward to reading your book and I cannot wait till it is available to read and learn. I have been fascinated by the Hasidic community for a long time and I hope your book will shed some light on the life of this community. I am a physician who about 2 years ago ended up working for few months in a hospital in NY state (not sure if I...
The NY Times on revisiting the Nazi film, Das... →