A Rabbi's Daughter and the Midwife at the Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish Film Fest
Year: 2009. Genre: Documentary Country: Israel. Language: Hebrew with subtitles Length: 50 minutes. Director: Ron Ofer, Yohai Hakak
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.
Dessert reception following the screening.
Sponsors: Heather & Irwin Lowenstein and the Ronald & Helen Ross Family Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation
Cedar Lee Theatre
2163 Lee Road
Cleveland, OH 44118
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