The Rabbi (2016)

HEBREW TITLE

Ha Rav

29

DIRECTOR

Uriya Hertz

PRODUCTION

JSFS

LENGTH

19:40 Min

LANGUAGE

Hebrew

SYNOPSIS

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Michael is a charismatic and much-admired rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. When his favorite student, Gadi, comes forth with a revealing confession to his father-like figure, the rabbi finds himself alone, having to face his own belief system.

Uriya Hertz (b. 1990) is a director and editor. He edited the feature documentary Open Your Mouth, which screened at the 2019 DocAviv Israeli competition. He directed the short Glue, which screened at the 2019 Haifa Film Festival. Hertz participated in the 2019 Jerusalem International Film Lab, with his debut feature Reform.

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