Tomo Chen

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 the Tel Aviv branchPicture of Tomo Chen, and I am the address for everyone who makes “double exit”, i.e. both disaffiliated from extreme orthodoxy and declaring their sexuality (LGBT). At Hillel, I am always willing to help others using my life experience to help and set a personal example to others. To show that it is possible to get through the challenges and to succeed. To those who want to disaffiliate from ultra orthodoxy I say – take a deep breath, put on your armour – and join us, we are going into battle for our identity.

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Sarah Reich

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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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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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

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