What Killed Faigy Mayer?
Faigy Mayer, a smart, accomplished young entrepreneur, jumped off an NYC building last week. Was her religious upbringing a factor in her suicide? In this clip from a 2012 TV special, Faigy describes her struggle to enter the secular world after leaving the Hasidic community—a struggle she wrote about a week before her death. “Thinking analytically when it comes to basic life decisions is something new to me and something I still struggle with, 5 years after leaving.”