Green Chariot: Film 09/11/2013
Observant Jew, receives package from something that was of his mother’s—sees a
cross in the package. Raised secular, became religious—a bit estranged from his
family? Doesn’t go by his Russian name anymore.
His mother was actually a Jew, I guess she just wore the cross?
Wore a star of David even when it was dangerous.
The cross was her grandmother’s
“You let your religious teachers decide who your mother was”
Yeshiva—a place where men study Torah and Talmud together, also a prayer room
Yair has to convert back to Judaism
Very observant Jew, has to obey the rules of the Sabbath, but since he’s a Gentile he
can’t obey the Sabbath. Has to think of ways that he can break the Sabbath.
Tel Aviv vs. Jerusalem—cultural diversity, the different ways different Jews observe the