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Trembling Before G-d is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma eligious identity and tradition in the world.
A beautiful study of the sadness the religious feel between realizing their true selves and what their co-religionists say G-d expects of them. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tao S. Moran
It was moving, poignant and revealing. Much heartbreak and pain. My students in my Cultural Competency and Diversity stated it was an eye opener.Published 9 months ago by Linda
HOPEFULLY THIS FILM WILL OPEN DIALOGUE WITH THE ORTHODOX COMMUNITY. ORTHODOXY WITHOUT AWARENESS OF FELLOW JEWS SUFFERING IN ISOLATION IS MERE RELIGIOSITY. Read morePublished 11 months ago by PHILO-SOPHIA/SHECHINAH
A very worthwhile film that must have considerably impacted society. I have seen it three times and bought it to show to others. Highly recommendedPublished 11 months ago by Helene
really good documentary on being gay and fundamentalist religion.Published 12 months ago by Thomas J Hostek
This movie is so sad, but very accurately captures the challenges of being gay in the ultra Orthodox world. It is next to impossible and you get a full sense of this. Read morePublished 16 months ago by ESM517
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First of all, it is spelled NAZI. The guy in prison is irrelevant, since people do all sorts of weird things in prison.
Now, since you are obviously not only NOT a Hasid or even an observant Jew (or even a Jew at all? Given your lack of Jewish terminology and referring to Jews as... Read More
Jun 17, 2010 by Rabbi Yonassan Gershom | See all 2 posts