Deborah Feldman

was born and raised in the Hasidic community of Satmar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In 2012 she published the instant New York Times bestseller UNORTHODOX which detailed her fundamentalist upbringing and her eventual decision to abandon it. Her most recent book, titled EXODUS, is a memoir of post-religious alienation and identity. Deborah lives in New England with her son, where she is currently working on a novel, a documentary film, and a book about ethnic identity in a globalized age. Rural life suits her; no cell phone service means no stalkers.

Ummm…. So funny!

littlebearleah:

Hassidic Jews celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood on March 21. Purim is a celebration of the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.

- Basically Purim is sort of like Halloween, you’re supposed to go crazy and dress up in costume, drink and eat a lot, and be happy. But instead of going trick or treat, people bring gift boxes to you! 

Posted at 5:40pm.

Ummm…. So funny!

littlebearleah:

Hassidic Jews celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood on March 21. Purim is a celebration of the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
- Basically Purim is sort of like Halloween, you’re supposed to go crazy and dress up in costume, drink and eat a lot, and be happy. But instead of going trick or treat, people bring gift boxes to you! 
  1. williamsonsbeauty reblogged this from deborahfeldman and added:
    a celebratory meal on Purim: they have a lot of joy and happines. That table dance, what an idea! I like to join it!
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    "Upside down, boy, you turn me..inside out, and round & round…" - Diana Ross
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    Ummm…. So funny!
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