Best of 2021

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Best of 2021
  • Checkout
    1 season

    Checkout

    1 season

    Named The #1 Jewish TV Series of 2021 by The Forward!

    Israel's #1 smash hit comedy series follows the hilarious antics of a diverse cast of customers and staff of a struggling Israeli supermarket. Headed by the overly eager general manager, Shira (Noa Koler, "The Wedding Plan", HBO's "Our Boys")...

  • Asylum City

    1 season

    Watch the complete series now! — A hit Israeli police thriller set in the back streets of Tel Aviv, starring Doron Ben David (Fauda) and Hani Furstenberg (The Loneliest Planet).

    A young activist is found dead and the main suspect is an asylum seeker from Africa who was seen leaving her apartmen...

  • Crescendo

    Movie

    When a world-famous conductor (Peter Simonischek, "Toni Erdmann") starts an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra, it will take all his skill to inspire these talented young men and women to play in harmony.

    "A revelation! Wonderful characters, genuine emotion, music and witty dialog... I love thi...

  • Yiddish

    Movie

    An expressive hybrid with roots in German, Hebrew, and Slavic languages, Yiddish has been shamed, banned, and nearly wiped out, but in fact it’s a vernacular with rich political, historical, religious, socio-economic and literary import. In Nurith Aviv’s unexpected, original documentary, seven yo...

  • A Matter of Size

    Movie

    A Matter of Size is an Israeli comedy (yes, comedy!) like nothing you’ve seen before, a hilarious and heart-warming tale about a coming out of a different kind: four overweight guys who learn to love themselves through the Japanese sport of sumo wrestling!

    Herzl (Itzik Cohen) has been struggling...

  • Live and Become

    Movie

    The magnificent, epic story of an Ethiopian boy who is airlifted from a Sudanese refugee camp to Israel in 1984 during Operation Moses. Shlomo is plagued by two big secrets: He is neither a Jew nor an orphan, just an African boy who survived and wants, somehow, to fulfill his Ethiopian mother’s p...

  • Driver

    Movie

    From the creator of "Shtisel"! | Nahman Ruzumni (Moshe Folkenflik, "Redemption") lives on the fringes of the ultra-orthodox community in Bnei Brak, Israel. As a "Driver," he takes beggars to wealthy homes and coaches them telling their stories in order to inspire philanthropy. For his service, he...

  • An Impossible Love

    Movie

    At the end of the 1950s, Rachel (Virginie Efira), a young office clerk living in a provincial town, meets Philippe (Niels Schneider), a well-educated man from a wealthy family. They share an intense but short-lived romance, from which a daughter is born. Over the next 50 years, their lives will b...

  • Amor
    Movie

    Amor

    Movie

    After spending time traveling in Europe, Daniel returns to a small Israeli village, where he learns that his childhood romantic partner has become paralyzed. This remarkable Israeli feature deals with the conflict between preserving religious traditions, and the freedom to dictate your own fate.
    ...

  • YidLife Crisis

    3 seasons

    YidLife Crisis is a Yiddish comedy series created by two friends, Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman, wanting to pay homage to the yiddishkayt in their upbringing and the Jewish comedic lens on life with which they were raised.

    What started as a passion project turned into a hit with over 3,000,000 vi...

  • In Search of Israeli Cuisine

    Movie + 1 extra

    Join award-winning Chef Michael Solomonov on a delicious journey to meet Israel's top chefs, home cooks, vintners, and cheese-makers drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today, and discover the rich and human story that emerges from their food.

    Directed by Roger Sherman
    U...

  • The Ritchie Boys
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Ritchie Boys

    Movie + 1 extra

    As Seen on 60 Minutes! | The Ritchie Boys is the riveting, untold story of a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany and returned as soldiers in U.S. uniforms. They knew the psychology and the language of the enemy better than anyone. In Camp Ritchie, Maryland, they were trained in intelligence ...

  • Sylvia: Tracing Blood

    Movie

    'Sylvia: Tracing Blood' plots the clandestine and violent path of international spy Sylvia Raphael, a South African woman who infiltrated Israel's enemies, emerging as a top female Mossad agent.

    Directed by Saxon Logan
    United Kingdom, 2016
    Documentary, Jewish History
    English
    105 minutes

  • Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women

    Movie

    Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women takes us into the rarefied world of young Hasidic women living what some consider an 18th-century way of life in 21st century Québec. The women are Chabad Lubavitch, a sect of Orthodox Hasidim, one of the more conservative branches of Judaism today.

    W...

  • The Tobacconist

    Movie

    The legendary Bruno Ganz (Wings of Desire, Downfall) stars as Sigmund Freud in this tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna. Based on the international bestseller by Robert Seethaler!

    Seventeen-year-old Franz journeys to...

  • Left Luggage

    Movie

    Isabella Rossellini leads a powerhouse cast in the moving and emotional drama LEFT LUGGAGE, winner of the 1998 Berlin Film Festival! A Jewish philosophy student (Laura Fraser, "Breaking Bad", 'Better Call Saul") accepts a job as a nanny with a Hasidic Jewish family in 1970's Antwerp, Belgium. She...

  • Nora's Will
    Movie + 1 extra

    Nora's Will

    Movie + 1 extra

    Nora's Will is a comedy like nothing you've seen before, a truly unique tale of lost faith and eternal love from one of Mexico’s most talented filmmakers, writer/director Mariana Chenillo. Nora's Will was named Mexico’s Best Picture of the Year, taking home seven Ariel Awards. Chenillo is the fir...

  • My Polish Honeymoon

    Movie

    Anna and Adam, a young Parisian couple with Jewish origins, are about to travel to Poland for the first time. They are just married and technically speaking this will be their honeymoon. They will attend a ceremony in memory of the Jewish community in the village of Adam's grandfather, which was ...

  • The Keeper

    Movie

    Fall in love with the incredible true story of THE KEEPER, exclusively on ChaiFlicks!

    Discover the remarkable story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross, "The Reader"), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalk...

  • Late Marriage

    Movie

    Zaza (Lior Louie Ashkenazi) is an eligible 31-year-old bachelor who has done his best to remain unattached. His traditional Georgian-Jewish family is growing impatient, however, and they aggressively join forces to choose a young bride for him, with the stipulation that she be a virgin. Zaza play...

  • A Quiet Heart

    Movie

    A secular young concert pianist Naomi (Ania Bukstein, Game of Thrones), moves to present-day Jerusalem and finds herself persecuted by groups of local religious fanatics. Faced with escalating isolation and violence, she must learn to use music as a bridge over towering religious barriers.

    Grand...

  • The Women's Balcony

    Movie

    An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.

    When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma an...

  • Soon By You

    4 seasons

    NEW: Season 2, Episode 3 "The Squirrel" Just Added! | SOON BY YOU is an award-winning comedy series about six young Modern Orthodox Jews dating in NYC. Think “Friends” but with Jews, well...even more Jews. The show follows the lives of young Jewish professionals as they navigate relationships, fr...