‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Brings Yiddish, Hassidic Judaism and Contemporary German Culture to Netflix squib

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Unorthodox,” steaming now on Netflix. There’s a scene in Netflix’s limited series “Unorthodox,” which is streaming now, in which its then-17-year-old protagonist, Esther “Esty” Shapiro, a young Jewish woman from the Satmar Hassidic sect in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, stares deep into the mirror, sobbing. Esty has […]
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