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The Rabbi’s Daughter and the Midwife

Directed by: Ron Ofer, Yohai Hakak
50 Minutes, 2010

Adina Bar – Shalom, eldest daughter of the revered, Rabbi Ovadia Yossef, established the first academic institution of higher education for the ultra orthodox community in Israel. Rachel Chalkowski (Bambi), legendary head nurse and senior midwife, established a charitable foundation for impoverished ultra orthodox families. Each woman, probes deeply into ultra orthodox society with brave, feminine resourcefulness.


Directors: Ron Ofer, Yohai Hakak

Producer: Noemy Schory

Producer: Liran Atzmor

Producer: Itay Ken-Tor

Camera Man : Ron Katzenelson

Editor: Ronit Kertsner