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SEE CALENDAR
2024-02-25 8:52 pm

THE DONALD M. EPHRAIM SUN & STARS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALPRESENTED BY MORSELIFEFEATURESRABBI ON THE BLOCK

Run Time:
88 minutes + Q&A
Parental Guide:
Films are generally not rated and subject to parental discretion.
Woman looking seriously / intently and pointing

Mar 3, 2024 |Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse

RABBI ON THE BLOCK, Director: Brad Rothschild USA, 2023

“If the Jewish community ever wanted to have a relationship with the Black community, I am the bridge that they would want to cross to get there,” says Chicago’s Rabbi Tamar Manasseh, a Black Jew, and the first woman ordained under the auspices of the International Israelite Board of Rabbis. Dynamic engagement with a community in need is the heart of her faith for Rabbi Tamar, as this street-level film documents her activism against gun violence and her non-stop initiatives to offer social services on the streets of Chicago’s South and West sides. Seen in the course of welcoming all to events at her makeshift headquarters on a vacant lot, questions about the authenticity of her Jewish identity posed by traditionalists become null in the face of the good works of Judaism in action. Winner, Audience Award for Best Documentary, 2023 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

Rabbi Tamar Manasseh and director Brad Rothschild will be present for audience discussion.

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Woman looking seriously / intently and pointing

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