Samuel Heilman Extended Interview

Watch more of our interview with sociology professor Samuel Heilman about the difficulties of leaving the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

 

  • Sharon

    Can they go back? Can they return home and be with there family or r they forever casted out?

  • Shmuel Naggid

    Could PBS feature a similar interview with any of the many articulate (in English) hassidic or other Ultra Orthodox Jews out there? Agudath Israel of America or Chabad could easily suggest someone.

    He or she would probably have a somewhat different perspective from the professor’s.

  • JDE

    “He or she would probably have a somewhat different perspective from the professor’s.”

    Yes, a fundamentalist one.