"Flipping Out" In Jewish Culture

Premiere DateAug 17, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:03 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Anna Wexler
03:00 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Rebellion
06:00 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Coming back to the religion
10:30 The Daily Beat Outro
11:26 Down Side of Me CHVRCHES
16:34 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Anna Wexler, a Ph.D. candidate at MIT and documentary filmmaker here to speak with us about her doc called Unorthodox, which follows three Modern Orthodox Jewish teenagers through a post-high school year in Israel.

Today on the Daily Beat, Wednesday August 17, 2016: The documentary chronicles Wexler’s own life and also examines the lives of several of her friends, as well as some Orthodox teens who spent a post high-school year studying in Jerusalem, as a great many Americans do.

The film, which was co-directed by Nadja Oertelt, was screened at the States of Mind festival in Israel. This festival, which was held in partnership with the US Embassy in Israel and several US and Israeli organizations, was a multi-platform interdisciplinary media event that included an independent film festival.

Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…