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In Satmar Custody

  • Release Date: Apr 06, 2005
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Religions & Belief Systems, Social Issues, Spirituality & Philosophy
  • Director:Nitzan Gilady

Synopsis

Yahia Jaradi and his wife, Lauza Jaradi, were an Orthodox Jewish couple living in Yemen who were contemplating emigrating to Israel before they were approached by representatives of the Satmars, an ultra Orthodox and anti-Zionist sect based in upstate New York. The Jaradis were told that they would face difficulty and moral treachery in Israel, while employment and education were available to them within the Satmar community. The Jaradis took this advice and came to Rockland County, NY, but once they...more

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