The Rabbi Goes West

The Rabbi Goes West

73 mins | Documentary | July 23, 2019

A documentary comedy about a Hasidic Rabbi who attempts to unite 2000 Jewish people across Montana, the area of which is 14 times the size of Israel. Chaim Bruk is a 34-year-old passionary Chabad Hasidic Rabbi, who takes his mission very seriously. His goal is to visit the home of every Jew in Montana and place a Kosher mezuzah at every front door. Along this challenging and emotional journey, Chaim encounters followers and critics alike. As he travels across the cloudless plains of the “The Treasure State,« he discovers frightening neo-Nazis and local Rabbis, reformists and conservatives alike.

The Rabbi Goes West

73 mins | Documentary | July 23, 2019

The Rabbi Goes West
A documentary comedy about a Hasidic Rabbi who attempts to unite 2000 Jewish people across Montana, the area of which is 14 times the size of Israel. Chaim Bruk is a 34-year-old passionary Chabad Hasidic Rabbi, who takes his mission very seriously. His goal is to visit the home of every Jew in Montana and place a Kosher mezuzah at every front door. Along this challenging and emotional journey, Chaim encounters followers and critics alike. As he travels across the cloudless plains of the “The Treasure State,« he discovers frightening neo-Nazis and local Rabbis, reformists and conservatives alike.
Producers Big Sleep Films
Original title The Rabbi Goes West
Directors Gerald Peary, Amy Geller
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