The Women's Balcony

An orthodox congregation in Jerusalem is celebrating a Bar Mitzvah when a section of the synagogue’s balcony, where the women sit, collapses. The rabbi’s wife is badly injured and in a coma. The elder rabbi, unable to cope with his wife’s condition, cannot function and is cared for by Zion. Rebuilding, with all the funding, permits and inspections is too much for the leaderless congregation. Congregants meeting in a schoolroom for morning prayers, are short of a quorum of ten men (a minyan) and stop a man in hassidic garb passing down the street who agree to join them. He is Rabbi David, a teacher, and he brings some of his students who more than meet the minyan requirement. Read more on Wikipedia.

MPAA Rating:NR
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Produced By:Osnat Handelsman-Keren, Talia Kleinhendler
Directed By:Emil Ben-Shimon
Written By:Shlomit Nehama
Cast:Einat Saruf, Avraham Aviv Alush, Yafit Asulin, Sharon Elimelech, Itzik Cohen, Haim Zanati, Igal Naor, Evelin Hagoel, Orna Banai, Herzl Tobey
In Theaters:May 26, 2017
Runtime:1 hour 36 minutes
Production:Pie Films
Box Office:$919,650