“REB ELIMELECH and the Chassidic Legacy of Brotherhood”
“Reb Elimelech” is a multi-media experience presenting and explaining the origins of the Chassidic movement and the transformation it rendered to Jewish life at the time. Reb Elimelech M’Lizhensk was one of the Chassidic world’s most celebrated founders. His legacy of loving your fellow man, regardless of personal connection, affiliation or religiosity, has guided his followers ever since.
The film has appearances by Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb, Rabbi Moshe Weinberger, Dayan C. Ehrentreu, Rabbi Berel Wein, Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski and Rabbi Hanoch Teller and features music by Suki Berry and vocalists Avraham Fried and Abish Brodt.
Today there are over one million Chassidic around the world but mostly in the United States and Israel. Reb Elimelech’s yahrzeit brings tens of thousands of pilgrims to a remote corner of Poland every year. The film takes us into the closed and intriguing world the Chassidism and is a celebration of caring for and embracing our fellow man.
DVD BONUS: “The Making of” featurette, Trailer and “People Review”
“The work of Reb Elimelech continues through this inspiring film which has generated so much Ahavas Yisrael!” – Rabbi Moshe Weinberger
“(Hanoch Teller) The greatest, and certainly the most entertaining, storyteller!” – Dr. Mehmet Oz
“Profundity and musical accompaniment that pierce the heart!” – The Jerusalem Post
“Five stars and two thumbs up!” – The Jewish Press