The series follows a young woman brought up in an ultra-Orthodox community in Brooklyn's Williamsburg district who strikes out for Berlin, leaving behind an arranged marriage and tight-knit faith community in part to pursue her goal discovering her path.
Did You Know?
The big fur hats worn by the Haredi men are called shtreimel and were all made for the series of artificial fur. The originals are usually made of sable and cost $ 1000 each. See more
In the Brooklyn apartment of the main couple, Esty and Yanky, their bathroom has a European style toilet (tank) because most of the series interiors were filmed in Berlin. See more
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