Naomi Seidman's new podcast "Heretic in the House"

November 29, 2022 by The Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies

America has a fascination with Hasidic Jews. But these popular depictions don’t tell the whole story; they just tell the story the public wants to hear. What they hide is a complicated dance between Orthodox Judaism and those who leave the community, and a web of stereotypes that trap Hassidim, rebels, and the public alike.

On Heretic in the House, a limited podcast series from the Hartman Institute, CDTS Professor Naomi Seidman takes us on a deeply moving journey with believers and heretics to uncover their hidden stories and how they grapple with Jewish identity, religion in the public square, and pluralism.

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