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An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.

When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbis wife in a coma and the rabbi in shock, the congregation falls into crisis. Charismatic young Rabbi David appears to be a savior after the accident, but slowly starts pushing his fundamentalist ways and tries to take control. This tests the women’s friendships and creates an almost Lysistrata-type rift between the community’s women and men.

 

This movie is sponsored by Sisterhood for the OT Community at a special price.

February 4th, 2018 3:00 PM   through   4:30 PM
JCCNV - 8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, 22031
United States
Ticket Price $ 5.00
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