Cast

This film includes a diverse range of voices (Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Neo-Hasidic, Secular Humanist, Evangelical Christian, Muslim, non-religious, etc) along with renowned experts on the topic:

Rabbi Reuven Firestone, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”

Rabbi Reuven Firestone, Ph.D, author of Who Are The Real Chosen People? Chosenness in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”


Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D, head of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement (formally the President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities)

Rabbi Arthur Green, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”

Rabbi Art Green, Ph.D, world renowned Jewish historian and theologian; Founding Dean of Hebrew College Rabbinical School

Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”


Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Director of the Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”


Rabbi Jacob Staub, Department of Medieval Jewish Civilization, Director of Jewish Spiritual Direction Program, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Mel Scult, Ph.D, interviewee on “The Chosen People? A Film about Jewish Identity”


Mel Scult, Ph.D, biographer and co-founder of the Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood (Kaplan is famous for removing chosenness from his prayerbooks.)

and a diverse group of nearly thirty other interviewees, representing a broad spectrum of beliefs.



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