Shulem Deen

Shulem Deen is a former Skverer Hasid and the founding editor of Unpious. His work has appeared in the Jewish Daily Forward, The Tablet and Salon. He lives in Brooklyn, New York and is the 2015 winner of the National Jewish Book Award.
All Who Go Do Not Return
Shulem Deen’s award-winning book offers a moving and illuminating exploration of the highly secretive world of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, bravely tracing one man’s loss of faith. Married at eighteen and the father of five children, Deen was raised to believe that questions are dangerous. His first transgression – turning on the radio – was minor, but initiated a feverish inquiry into the real world and the tenets of his religious beliefs until, several years later, his faith unravelled a...