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A Jerusalem Tale

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Lazer and Baila Hirsch, an older orthodox couple who have emigrated to Israel from America, struggle with financial hardship and general misfortune. Lazer, a Bretzlav Hassid, finds that his capacity for simcha (joy) is put to the test.  The couple prays for a miracle, but miracles come in unexpected guises…

Crew
Producer: Tal Tavyomi
Screenwriter: Tehila Wiesenberg-Kaiser
Cinematographer: Amir Sheinbaum
Cast
Moshe Newman, Chaya Ben Baruch
Additional Crew
Music: Gil Amos
Screenings & Prizes

Haifa Film Festival 2007

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival 2009