Frieda Vizel is a licensed New York City Sightseeing Guide. She grew up in a very large Hasidic family and was educated and married according to the Satmar Hasidic tradition. Although she left the Hasidic lifestyle with her son, she returns to the community to visit family, celebrate holidays and enjoy the rich culture. Frieda is a writer, cartoonist and busy parent to her son and her pup. Frieda’s intimate knowledge of the Hasidic world, and her academic research, are evident in her enthusiasm for the history and culture of Hasidic society. She presents the Hasidic neighborhoods with empathy and with nuance. Visit her doodles and musings at www.oyveycartoons.com.