Tagged Hollywood and Haredi Orthodox

Showbiz meets shtetl: Helping Hollywood get Hasidim right

NEW YORK (JTA) — When it comes to Hasidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume. But that approach isn’t without its challenges. Meyer, a New York-based Lubavitcher Hasid, recounted one occasion when he was hired to cast… Read more »