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Jewish Identity

Pinhas

Pinhas

A Nine year old boy, son of Russian immigrants, is becoming religious

Long:Short- A Tribute to Israeli Cinema

Long:Short- A Tribute to Israeli Cinema

A unique artistic project of contemporary and vibrant filmmaking, which stems from Israel’s cinematic past. Young filmmakers showcase short films, inspired by local classics.


The Hangman

The Hangman

The Nazi high officer Adolf Eichmann, was hanged in Israel's first and only execution. Shalom Nagar, a religious Jewish ritual slaughterer and street philosopher, was the hangman.

Operation Wedding

Operation Wedding

Leningrad, 1970- a group of young Jewish dissidents plots to hijack an empty plane and escape. 45 years later, the filmmaker reveals the story of her parents, "heroes" in the West but "terrorists" in Russia.


Benzion Netanyahu- His Life and Legacy

Benzion Netanyahu- His Life and Legacy

A first glimpse into the life of Benzion Netanyahu, father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a Zionist, an intellectual and a world renowned historian.

Halakeh (Upsherin)

Halakeh (Upsherin)

A journey made by a young religious couple brings their conflict into sharp relief. Ultimately it is their child who bears the heavy cost of marriage and of faith.


H I Jew Positive

H I Jew Positive

Yurek, a young Polish student has just found out he is Jewish, "I've got it…I am H. I. Jew Positive". This is a film about 15 years in the life of 4 New Jews in Poland.

The Ashkenazim

The Ashkenazim

Thought provoking, moving and funny – The Ashkenazim takes an intimate look at the role heritage plays in the multi-ethnic State of Israel.


Vice Versa

Vice Versa

An innocent relationship between a religious Yeshiva scholar and an 18 year old cancer patient, turns into an intimate and passionate love story.

Hag Sameah (Happy Holidays)

Hag Sameah (Happy Holidays)

Magda and Yutka are two sisters who have emigrated from Hungary to Israel and now need to deal with their mixed identity.


HAREDIM  - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

HAREDIM - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

Two Ultra Orthodox women; each confronts religious constraints to effect social change with bold, brave, feminine ingenuity and resourcefulness

Nyosha

Nyosha

Nyosha is a ten year old girl. She dreams of buying a pair of shoes during the reality of a pitiless war. She believes that because of her shoes, she will stay alive.


And Behold, There Came a Great Wind

And Behold, There Came a Great Wind

On a dramatic journey, the end of which is foretold, Gaza Strip residents have to deal with personal pain and decide how to act on the actual day of evacuation.

Violinists

Violinists

This is a Sisyphean, uncompromising journey of 10-year-old children from Tiberias who are remarkable at playing the the violin.


The Valderama Sisters

The Valderama Sisters

The hard-fought struggle of three Peruvian sisters to become Jews and immigrate to Israel

Regina

Regina

The life story of the first woman rabbi in the world.


Praise the Lard

Praise the Lard

The story of how the biggest taboo in the Jewish religion ended up becoming a symbol of freedom for the “new Jew” in the Land of Israel.

Seekers

Seekers

The story of the "Seekers", young men from kibbutz in the Galilee, searching for their place in the world while shattering all that they were brought up on.


Soul Tripping

Soul Tripping

The film explores the American Jewish experience and the impact of an encounter with Israel, through three women participating in Taglit Birthright-Israel project

The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

Thomas fell in love with Edith in a Nazi internment camp. Snatching an opportunity to flee he saved his life but lost Edith. 60 years later he corresponds with Edith as he retraces his wartime journey.