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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

‘My Unorthodox Life’ star Julia Haart shares her Jewish journey

‘My Unorthodox Life’ star Julia Haart shares her Jewish journey

Ryan Torok, JNSPublished May 15, 2022

(JNS) “Is feminism your new religion?” “It’s my purpose in life.” Such was an exchange between Julia Haart, star of the hit Netflix reality television show “My Unorthodox Life,” and American Jewish University (AJU) Rabbi Sherre Hirsch...

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Netflix’s ‘My Unorthodox Life’ spurred ultra-Orthodox Jewish women to talk publicly about their lives

Jessica Roda and Alexandra StankovichPublished September 7, 2021

Over the past four years, Netflix has released several shows related to people leaving the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. These shows include “One of Us,” “Unorthodox” and most recently the reality TV show “My Unorthodox Life.” Each time,...

Emotions run high after release of Netflix’s ‘My Unorthodox Life,’ Julia Haart responds

Emotions run high after release of Netflix’s ‘My Unorthodox Life,’ Julia Haart responds

Shaked Karabelnicoff, Jewishunpacked.comPublished July 19, 2021

This article originally appeared at jewishunpacked.com. Reposted with permission. Last week Netflix released a new reality show called “My Unorthodox Life” which focuses on the life and family of Julia Haart — a woman who left her ultra-Orthodox...

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