Links to resources
If you wish to learn more about how life has been for those who have chosen to leave ultra-orthodoxy, please freely explore these links.
Leah Vincent - On being disowned by Orthodox Jewish family.
Shifra - Leaving as a family
Pathways aspire to help formally Orthodox Melbournians, in the same way Footsteps has helped so many in New York.
Online reading material
Ari Hershkowitz rose to prominence in the 2017 Netflix documentary, ‘One of Us’, which followed his journey towards leaving ultra-Orthodoxy. He speaks about his past struggles with sexual abuse, substance addiction and self-harm.
Auslander, Shalom: 'Foreskin's Lament'; 'Beware of God'
Levine, Stephanie: 'Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers'
J Mann, Reva: 'The Rabbi's Daughter'
Winston, Hella: 'The Unchosen'
Deen, Shulem: 'All who go do not return'
Vincent, Leah: 'Cut me loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood'
Margolese, Faranak: 'Off the Derech'