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Oneg Israel Presents -- The Making of "Shtisel": A Jewish Odyssey

Saturday, October 23, 2021 17 Cheshvan 5782

7:45 PM - 9:00 PMVirtually: Zoom Videoconference

Presented by the Israel Awareness Committee

Shtisel, an enormously popular Israeli TV drama series, tells the story of a fictional Orthodox Haredi Jewish family living in the Geula neighborhood of present-day Jerusalem. The series is currently an international hit on Netflix. Watch the official trailer.

During this Oneg Israel presentation, we will be joined (virtually) by Shtisel co-creator Yehonatan Indursky who was raised in an Orthodox household in Jerusalem. After he completed a prestigious Yeshiva, he left his Orthodox family to lead a secular life in Tel Aviv. Indursky will speak about his Orthodox home, the inspiration for Shtisel, and how the series changed is relationship with his home and the Orthodox community.

Evening Schedule

  • 7:45 PM Havdalah
  • 8:00 PM Presentation
  • 8:45 PM Q&A Session



IF YOU ARE A MEMBER, you can register online by logging into your ShulCloud account. Then you can complete the registration form below to pay the $15 fee and obtain Zoom access information for the discussion. Registration is now closed for non-members. If you need more information, please contact Orna Morad.

Please note that we will NOT be meeting in person for dinner for this event.

To help us continue to provide these valuable programs to our community in the future, please consider making a voluntary donation online to the Israel Awareness Fund, or by mailing a check to Congregation Beth Am, attn: Israel Awareness Fund.


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