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The Rabbi Goes West - Amy Geller, Gerald Peary

The Rabbi Goes West

Filmmaker: Amy Geller and Gerald Peary
Status: Distribution
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A feature-length documentary about a charismatic Hasidic Chabad rabbi who moved from Brooklyn, NY to Bozeman, Montana, bringing his Chabad brand of missionary Judaism to the American west. There he runs into resistance from other rabbis, Reform and Conservative, and also Neo-Nazis threatening the Montana Jewish community.