In Death of Ex-Hasid Estranged From Her Religious Children, a Mirror for Trauma of Many, By Shulem Deen

October 2, 2013 – Tablet Magazine

Last Friday, Deb Tambor, a 33-year-old woman who left the Skverer Hasidic community in New York, took her own life.  Like me, Deb was part of the growing community of ex-haredim, men and women who have undertaken difficult journeys away from ultra-Orthodoxy. I do not know all the specifics in Deb’s case, but I do know that, like me, she was denied meaningful contact with her children because she chose to leave her Hasidic community.

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