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The Filmmakers’ Secrets

Rochel Gross

Women and girls these days are lucky — we can watch kosher, professional films produced and acted by a women-only cast. Let’s go behind the scenes to find out the backstory of film production.

 

Girl Games

Ruchama Schnaidman

“Siman,” Tov hissed into his ear, causing Siman to shake awake. “Whaat?” he hollered. Tov jumped back. “Hey,” he said. “Calm down. I woke you up for a good reason!” “A good reason!?” Siman thundered. “What good reason could you possibly have for disturbing my midday nap?”

 

Meet Pollyanna

Miriam Chait, as told to C.B. Gavant

Last year Regal put on a play called Pollyanna, and I decided to try out. It was my first time ever trying out for a play.

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Man to Man
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Each mitzvah counts because they all have one Source
PC Where It Hurts
Yonoson Rosenblum The IDF is sacrificing its own strength for secularism
In Its Clutches
Eytan Kobre Technology is biologically addictive. Now what?
Broken Matzos, Whole People
Rabbi Efrem Goldberg The ability to adjust our expectations is freedom
Washington Will Have to Go
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Statuettes aren’t a Jewish way of honoring others
Time for a Rematch
Jacob L. Freedman “Then you agree that I’m probably Mashiach?”
Ivri Anochi
Riki Goldstein A simple message goes a very long way…
From the Mouth of Babes
Faigy Peritzman I use Lamaze a lot more as my kids get older
Something’s Wrong
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Low moods or extreme stress don’t equal depression
Woman of Greatness
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles What were the Ishah HaShunamis’s rare strengths?
Let Freedom Ring
Chana Mayers Not just cutting corners but cutting myself slack
Dear Daughter
Words Unspoken How I pine to have you rejoin our family