APrice Above Rubies

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“ I’m going to question whatever I like”, “ I’m going to choose whatever side I want and if God happens to be on the other side then so be it.” I believe these two quotes capture the essence of the film “ A Price Above Rubies”. The main character, Sonia Horowitz, a Hasidic Jew, embarked on a journey in which she sought to find herself through questioning her faith and the strict Jewish life.In …

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…freeing Sonia to be herself, he no longer owns her, Mendel representing the Jewish community. Sonia knew that she had to take a step into the outside world- no matter what the cost. Although along the way, she found the key to who she was, her identity, she paid a price so high it nearly ruined her. She let false substitutes replace what should really have been there but she finds it in the end.