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Shtisel and Judaism: Three Themes in Season 3
by Ruchi Koval
May 1, 2021

Season 3 is out, Shtisel fans, and if you’re anything like me, you devoured it just as quickly as you could. Shtisel, in case you’re living under a hunk of Jerusalem stone, is the Israeli family drama that follows the lives of an ultra-Orthodox family living in Jerusalem. It covers many human themes such as love, loss, belonging, forgiveness, power, honesty, and faith. What it does so well is capture these oft-stereotyped groups of Jews as real people struggling with human issues, just like everyone else. What it also does so well is bring issues of Judaism and Jewish belief to the surface to be examined and considered with unprecedented reach. READ MORE

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