Ayala Fader

Ayala Fader is professor of anthropology at Fordham University. She is the author of Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn (Princeton).
Hidden Heretics
  What if openly questioning your religious faith would mean losing your family and the only way of life you have ever known? In Hidden Heretics Ayala Fader tells the fascinating and often heart-wrenching stories of married ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and women in New York, who surreptitiously break commandments and explore forbidden secular worlds in person and online. The anthropology professor and Mitzvah Girls author discusses the results of...