There have been many stories about Hasidic Jews leaving the fold. But few of them, in our humble opinion, are as intimate and honest as the audio portrait coming your way next week. Radio producer Josh Gleason spent about a year with 23-year-old Luzer Twersky, chronicling his efforts to get his bearings after departing the religious community he grew up in in Boro Park, Brooklyn. The story begins like this:
Check out Monday’s “Vox Tablet” for the rest.