Houston Jewish Film Festival: Rabbi on the Block
Rabbi on the Block
Teen Night: Wednesday, April 3 | 7:00 PM
Documentary | Directed by Brad Rothschild
2023 | USA | English | 88 Min. | Kaplan Theatre
Director Brad Rothschild and Rabbi Tamar Manasseh in attendance
In this engaging documentary, Tamar Menasseh, an African-American rabbi, mother and anti-gun violence advocate, brings her unusual background to the streets of Chicago. Growing up in Chicago’s Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation while also attending a conservative Jewish day school, she creates spaces for Jews and Blacks to communicate and grow as allies.
Community Partners: Congregation Brith Shalom