“The Return: A Hassidic Experience”, a documentary focusing on the growing number of American Jews, who in their search for meaning and identity, have adopted a traditional Hassidic way of life, has been cited as a finalist in the prestigious American Film Festival of 1981, it was announced. Introduced by Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer, the program has been broadcast on a number of PBS stations and has been featured at the Jewish Museum in New York City and Museum of Jewish History in Philadelphia. Filmed primarily in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, “The Return” was produced by Yisrael Lifschutz and Barbara Rubin.
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