Rabbi Goes West
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The Rabbi Goes West
As he travels across this “big sky” landscape, Chaim confronts a terrifying neo-Nazi threat. He also faces objections from some skeptical Jews and the state’s rabbis, both Reform and Conservative.
Chaim Bruk, a rabbi from Brooklyn, went west, to Bozeman, Mont., with a dream: Hang a mezuzah on the door of every Jewish household in his adopted state. In so doing he also hoped to win converts to his Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic community. Cambridge filmmakers Gerald Peary and Amy Geller follow him ...