The Day My Hasidic Father Visited Me at Wellesley

The Day My Hasidic Father Visited Me at Wellesley

Walking around the leafy campus in his black hat and long black coat, my father looks like a historical figure from another era. Fascinated by the elaborate architecture, he points to a poster on Wellesley’s Science building. “What is the meaning of science?” He asks. I’m caught off guard.

 

Leah Vincent’s Life and Her Ability to Come Out the Other Side

Via Real Women Real Stories:

Leah Vincent Sheds Light On Her Ultra-Orthodox (Judaism) Upbringing

Leah Vincent went through hell and came out a woman of valor. She endured so much, but she didn’t let this trauma crush her or defeat her. Her frank & moving account of her struggle to liberate herself from her extreme Orthodox Jewish family and a brutal rape is something that everyone must watch.