Oprah Chats With Hasidic Families

This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Back in October, The Shmooze mentioned that Oprah Winfrey had been sighted visiting a mikveh in Brooklyn. Now, this coming Sunday, we will get to see exactly what she was up to amid the Hasidim. That is when the “First Look: America’s Hidden Culture” episode of the “Oprah’s Next Chapter” show will air on Winfrey’s OWN network.

“For the first time ever, Oprah travels to Brooklyn, New York, to meet two Hasidic Jewish families, who lift the veil, revealing the secrets to their usually private and mysterious way of life,” the episode’s promo tantalizingly tells us.

Click here to read more and watch the promo.

© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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One Response to “Oprah Chats With Hasidic Families”

  1. Frume Sarah Says:

    I hope it’s better than it looked in the promo. Because so far, we come off looking bizarre.

    As my friend, Rabbi Elizabeth Wood says, “oy to the vey!”

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