Behind the Documentary American Birthright: Journey of Love and Faith
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From interfaith marriage to family ties, filmmaker Becky Tahel Bordo travels the US to make sense of Judaism’s view of love.
When Becky Tahel's sister announced she would be marrying outside the Jewish faith, the Israeli born, LA-based director went on a journey to understand Judaism’s view of love, community, and intermarriage.
As we celebrate Tu B’Av – the Jewish day of love – join Becky in conversation with Rabbi Adam Greenwald as they discuss the making of her documentary American Birthright and explore the complicated quest of finding love in a complicated, ever-changing world.
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Becky Tahel is an Israeli born, Los Angeles based creator of conscious content. As an international writer/producer, she created the interfaith marriage & Jewish identity documentary American Birthright, which has garnered international acclaim. She was most recently the Senior Writer/Producer at Jay Shetty's Global Media Company, where she produced over 30 million views for a handful of global influencers including Gabby Bernstein, Matt Kahn, Lori & Chris Harder, Preethaji & Krishnaji, among others. Becky founded Mannafest Media, a conscious content studio, with her husband Nathan Ben David. As an advocate for ethically sourced content & the use of content creation as a self-development tool, Becky consults & speaks globally.
Rabbi Adam Greenwald is Vice President for Jewish Engagement at American Jewish University, where he directs the Maas Center for Jewish Journeys. He also serves as Lecturer in Rabbinics at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. In 2016, Rabbi Greenwald received the Covenant Foundation's Pomegranate Prize in Jewish Education.