The Beach Party for Former Religious Fundamentalists
Former Scientologists, Mormons, and Hassidic Jews attend this biannual meetup in Southern California.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
Sara Erenthal's Journey From Ultra-Orthodox Jew to Nude Model and Artist
After fleeing her strict religious upbringing and an abusive past, Sara Erenthal is immersing herself in the New York art scene.
The Trials and Tribulations of Matisyahu
Strap on your tie-dye shorts, Matisyahu is back.
On Patrol with North London's Orthodox Jewish Crime Fighters
Shomrim (Hebrew for "guards") is on call 24 hours a day. Every day it gets 11 to 15 calls, but more just after the sabbath, when there's a backlog due to people reporting incidents they had witnessed the previous day when they couldn't use the phone.
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
The Child-Rape Assembly Line
Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg—who is 63 with a long, graying beard—recently sat down with me to explain what he described as a “child-rape assembly line” among sects of fundamentalist Jews. He cleared his throat. “I’m going to be graphic,” he said.