About the Author

Wendy Shalit

Wendy Shalit was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Williams College in 1997. This year is the 20th anniversary of her first book, A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue (Free Press, 1999).

Flying while Jewish

Suspicion can fan the odor of intolerance.

Too Modest for TV?

An author finds herself at the frontlines of a new generational battle.

Orthodox Jews in Fiction

We have relied for too long on people disaffected with the Orthodox world to produce an "Orthodox literature" that verges on caricature.

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