The Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish FilmFest - A Rabbi’s Daughter and the Midwife
Documentary, Israel, 2009, 50 minutes
Hebrew with subtitles
Director: Ron Ofer, Yohai Hakak
Sunday, October 10 • 10 am • Cedar Lee Theatre
An inspiring documentary about two trail-blazing women who have combined their desire to effect social change in the ultra-Orthodox community with brave resourcefulness. Adina Bar-Shalom established the first academic-focused college for ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel. As a midwife, Rachel Chalkowski has delivered more than 30,000 babies. Against many odds, both have affected their community in admirable ways.
Sponsors: Siegal College of Judaic Studies and Jewish Family Experience
Q&A will follow screening