National Secular Society Podcast

National Secular Society Podcast

Ep 08: Izzy Posen | Exploring religious freedom

April 17, 2019

Continuing our series of discussions exploring religious freedom, Alastair Lichten spoke with Izzy Posen. Izzy grew up in the Chasidic community and attended an illegal, unregistered school where corporal punishment was routinely used, particularly to silence children who asked questions. He is now president of Bristol University's Free Speech Society

This is part of a series of interviews leading up to our major conference in May, Secularism 2019: Reclaiming Religious Freedom:

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Links from Izzy

All Who Go Do Not Return Paperback, by Shulem Deen:

Shtisel | Netflix:

One of Us | Netflix:

The charity helping Orthodox Jews who want to break away from their faith:

'Why I had to leave my ultra-Orthodox family' - BBC News:

Autobiographical Talk at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London – 20th of March 2019:

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