Heretic in the House: Shunning

What is the origin of the widespread notion that people who leave Orthodox communities are shunned and completely cut off from their families?

Heretic in the House takes us on a deeply moving journey with believers and heretics to uncover their hidden stories.

 

Episode 2: Shunning

There’s a widespread notion that people who leave Orthodox communities are typically shunned, completely cut off from their families. Even those who leave Orthodox communities believe this. The truth is that it’s not true—but what really happens may not be any less painful. 

Other episodes in this series:

  • Episode 1: Telling the Tale
  • Episode 3: Poor Soul
  • Episode 4:  You’re So Brave

Heretic in the House is a limited podcast series from the Shalom Hartman Institute.

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