Sallah Shabati Streaming Sunday December 12-18
Post film Zoom discussion with JFNH Shaliach, Ra’anan DeHaas & guest panel, Sunday, December 19 at 3pm
A 1964 Israeli comedy classic about the chaos of Israeli immigration/transit camp resettlement. Israel’s most successful film in their history, follows Sallah’s family flown with 49,000 Yemenite Jews in “Operation Magic Carpet” to Israel. Sallah wishes to provide for his family in a country barely providing for its citizens while absorbing refugees from Arab countries. This Golden Globe Award winner and nominee for an Academy Award/Best Foreign Film, put Israel on the international stage.