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Jewish Film Series: "The Rabbi Goes West"

Saturday, May 8, 2021 26 Iyar 5781

3:30 PM - 4:30 PMScreen the Film In Advance; Discussion On Zoom

Join for a discussion of the film, with filmmakers Gerard Peary and Amy Geller
Film is in English; no subtitles

The Rabbi Goes West is a documentary that tells the story of Chabad Rabbi Chaim Bruk, who moved from Brooklyn to Bozeman, Montana with his wife, Chavie Bruk, to bring traditional Judaism to the American West. Part of his mission is to place a mezuzah, an encased prayer offering, on the doorpost of every Montana Jew. As he travels across this “big sky” landscape, Chaim confronts a terrifying neo-Nazi threat. He also faces objections from some skeptical Jews and the state’s rabbis, both Reform and Conservative.

***This program is free of charge. Public registration is now closed. To receive film access (available to watch May 6, 7 and 8) as well as Zoom discussion access, please login and complete the registration form below.

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