Molly Goldberg

I’m Molly Goldberg, born in 1991, and currently living in Jerusalem. I belonged to the Chabad movement and left about 12 years ago for ideological reasons. Years before I disaffiliated I had seen and heard Hillel commercials on the radio, buses and bulletin boards. When I decided to leave my community, my sister and brother-in-law, who volunteered at Hillel, helped me. At the age of 18, I joined, and received social support, psychological support and a scholarship. Today I’m completing my degree and working as an activist. It’s important to me that I can stand on my own two feet and support and encourage others for the better.
I want to recommend to everyone who is either considering leaving, or who has already left, to think logically, considering both the ideological aspect and the hardships.

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I’m Sarah Reich, 33 years old. I left the ultra-Orthodox community in Jerusalem about 4 years ago with my two sons now aged 9 and

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I am Tomo Chen, a volunteer at Hillel; I work as a copywriter and live in Tel Aviv. I volunteered at Hillel’s transition apartments in

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Toby Alice

I’m Toby Alice, born in 1989. I live in Ramat Gan, but am originally from Beitar Illit, and I was raised in the Lithuanian Charedi

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