The Rabbi’s Daughter and the Midwife

This documentary tells the story of two charismatic women who created positive change from within their community. Adina Bar-Shalom, the daughter of Rabbi Ovadia Yossef, established Israel’s first ultra-Orthodox academic institution of higher education for women. Rachel Chalkowski, a legendary head nurse and senior midwife, established a charitable foundation to assist impoverished ultra-Orthodox families. Each woman probes deeply into Israel’s ultra-Orthodox society with brave, feminine resourcefulness.

50 minutes

Shown at

  1. 16th Annual Louisville Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  2. 8th Annual Austin Jewish Film Festival - 2010
  3. Jewishfilm - 2010

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