Six films to enjoy at this year's Jewish Film Festival
October 20, 2023
By Christine DeSouza
The film "Matchmaking" opens this year's Jewish Film Festival, and what a wonderful way to begin the series with Israel's biggest box office hit of the year! In this tale, love is blind - almost literally. The age-old matchmaking tradition in the ultra-Orthodox community now at least allows the future bride and groom to have some say in the arrangement. There are still rules to follow and staying in one's "class" (Ashkenazi, Sephardic, rich, middle class, physical imperfections ...) is very important. Every parent wants the best for their child, of course. It seems that...