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Leaving the Nest

Ep. 122: Novelist Tova Mirvis on Leaving Modern Orthodoxy

February 1, 2018


This week on Unorthodox, we speak with writer Tova Mirvis. Her memoir, The Book of Separation, tells the story of her decision to leave Modern Orthodoxy, a world she re-created vividly for readers in the novels Visible City, The Outside World, and national best-seller The Ladies Auxiliary.

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