Additional Video

A Life Apart: Women and Hasidism (Clip 4 of 5)

The fourth additional clip featured in the Hiding and Seeking website is also from filmmakers Oren Rudavsky and Menachem Daum's first film, the Emmy-nominated A Life Apart: Hasidism in America. In Hasidic culture, the woman is the foundation of the home. Hasidic women are expected to find spiritual fulfillment primarily in motherhood. They are told this role is so important it takes priority over public prayers and the study of Torah.


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