Tag Archives: Hasidic Judaism

How We Failed Faigy Mayer

We failed Faigy Mayer. Ms. Mayer, an ex-Chasidic Jew, committed suicide by leaping from a rooftop in Manhattan. After leaving the close-knit Chasidic community, she felt alienated from her family and former friends. She struggled with depression, as almost anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Epistemology, Jewish Philosophy, Judaism, Philosophy, The Times of Israel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment