Yael Farzan

Yael Farzan is from Los Angeles and is a senior at Stern College.

Accepting Our Own: The Bias Against Black-Hatters

April 9, 2014, by

This article was originally published in The YU Observer. It was a recent Friday night in the Heights when, in the middle of a neutral conversation, someone suddenly slipped a derogatory aside about the ultra-Orthodox. I was sitting across from her at the Shabbat table, involved in the stimulating discussion until this point. Immediately, a round