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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.



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance