Unchosen by Hella Winston
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By Hella Winston


The Hidden Lives of Hasidic Rebels

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Unchosen by Hella Winston

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Honorable Mention in the 2012 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism When Hella Winston began talking with Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn for her doctoral dissertation in sociology, she was surprised to be covertly introduced to Hasidim unhappy with their highly restrictive way of life and sometimes desperately struggling to escape it. "Unchosen" tells the stories of these "rebel" Hasidim, serious questioners who long for greater personal and intellectual freedom than their communities allow. In her new Preface, Winston discusses the passionate reactions the book has elicited among Hasidim and non-Hasidim alike. Named one of "Publishers Weekly"'s Ten Best Religion Books of 2005.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807036273
ISBN-10: 0807036277
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Pages: 190
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Hella Winston

Hella Winston is pursuing her Ph.D. in sociology at the Graduate Center for the City University of New York. She lives in New York City.

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