“I Was Not Born a Mistake”

Yiscah Smith, author of Forty Years in the Wilderness: My Journey to Authentic Living, lives in Jerusalem and teaches at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies where she addresses the post-denomination religious and spiritual Jewish experience.

In a new film, “I Was Not Born a Mistake,” she tells about her work and life story, including transitioning from a Chabad man to an observant woman, offering a singular perspective on living an authentic spiritual life. The trailer is here.