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Unorthodox is definitely a binge worthy TV show!
Updated: Jul 31, 2020
While we are all in locked down at home. We want to help you find a few binge worthy TV shows! Head over to our next and previous blogs to see more suggestions.
If you haven’t heard yet about Unorthodox Netflix do yourself a favor and watch this four part miniseries!
Scripted prominently in Yiddish #Unorthodox was created by Anna Winger (“Deutschland 83” and “Deutschland 86”) and @AlexaKarolinski (“Oma and Bella”) it one of Netflix most viewed shows.
Based on @deborah_feldman’s autobiography it walks you through her experience of the ultra orthodox community in Williamsburg exploring subjects relating to identity, sex, religion, duty and freedom within the community.
Super talented Israeli actress @ShiraHass plays the main role of Etsy, A 19 year old ultra orthodox Jewish woman that runs away from her life after living for a year with the husband she wed in an arranged marriage.
She moves to Berlin, where her estranged mother lives, and tries to navigate a secular life and take classes at a music conservatory. Her husband, who finds out she is pregnant, travels to Berlin with his cousin, by order of their Rabbi, to try to find her.
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