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Leaving the Nest

Ep. 122: Novelist Tova Mirvis on Leaving Modern Orthodoxy

February 1, 2018
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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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