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Story of the Jews 4

this evening (tuesday 24th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 2013 on bbc 2):
the story of the jews: over the rainbow (episode 4 of 5)

Off the derech

this morning (sunday 8th), 10.30-11.00am, on bbc world service radio (repeated 7.30pm)
off the derech (presented by daniel gordon) (in the heart and soul series)

Leaving the ‘derech’, or path, of the Orthodox Jewish community is not an easy decision. In doing so, ties are cut permanently with a faith and a way of life that is governed by strict laws. In understanding what it is to leave we understand more what it was to be part of it in the first place.


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