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  • Pollard
    1 season

    Pollard

    1 season

    Watch the Complete Series Exclusively on ChaiFlicks! | POLLARD is a documentary series about the Jonathan Pollard spying scandal that is still seen as the most significant trauma in Israel-United States relations, which since the 1960s have been characterized by strategic, close and warm relation...

  • The Times of Israel presents: Times of War

    1 season

    ChaiFlicks is proud to partner with The Times of Israel to present their new original documentary series TIMES OF WAR, which takes a deeper look at how Israelis are responding to the events of October 7, 2023 and the ensuing Israel-Hamas war.

    A Times of Israel Original Documentary Series
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  • Birth of a Conflict

    1 season

    Take an unprecedented dive into the genesis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series BIRTH OF A CONFLICT, streaming now on ChaiFlicks.

    The series reveals a perspective that has been repeatedly overlooked—the British Imperialist point of view and th...

  • Shadow in Baghdad

    Movie

    A thrilling cinematic journey from Israel to Baghdad in search of a missing father and a lost community. A young journalist from Baghdad sets out to write about Linda Abdul Aziz, who escaped from Iraq to Israel in the early 1970's, and about her father, who was kidnapped and disappeared and his f...

  • The Hitler Chronicles

    1 season

    Watch the complete series now! | As never seen before, and more topical today than any other Hitler biography, THE HITLER CHRONICLES depict everyday European life between 1889 and 1945 in impressive images, many of them in color. Based on the most extensive compilation of archive material to date...

  • The 90's Club
    Movie + 1 extra

    The 90's Club

    Movie + 1 extra

    A charming documentary that showcases the vibrant wisdom and life lessons of a dozen diverse individuals between the ages of 90- to 99-years-old. Through the touching and open stories shared by the "cast" of "The 90s Club" (including beloved actor Dick Van Dyke, Holocaust survivor Art Gelbart, an...

  • Two Jews Making Food

    1 season

    Watch the Complete First Season Now! | Amy Steinhaus Kirwin and Rebecca Edana are two meshugganah gals from East Hampton, NY, who love making food, sharing recipes, having fun, and feeding the world with humor and delicious noshes. Each episode focuses on one or two menu items, usually, but not a...

  • A Life Apart: Hasidism in America

    Movie

    ChaiFlicks is proud to exclusively premiere the new 25th anniversary restoration of Oren Rudavsky and Menachem Daum's seminal film "A LIFE APART: Hasidism in America", available this Saturday, December 23rd!

    Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and Sarah Jessica Parker, this groundbreaking documentary was...

  • Divorce Denied

    Movie

    According to the Jewish religion, which also defines the national law in Israel, only the man has the power to grant a divorce. Women find themselves chained to their husbands against their will, even if the separation is mutual. The film follows several such ‘chained’ women in Israel together wi...

  • Leaps of Faiths

    Movie

    Love tests faith. Faith tests love. Interfaith marriage - how does that work? What about the in-laws? How to raise the kids? For 30 years, Catholics and Jews in Chicago have found that the answers don't have to be so hard - boundaries can be crossed - divisions healed. And the kids? We follow fiv...

  • A Match Made in Heaven

    1 season

    For the first time, Orthodox Jewish Israelis allow a camera to enter their personal lives on an intimate level, enabling us to discover the wisdom behind their way of life, so perhaps we can apply some of it to ours. A look at relationships between men and women, between singles and their friends...

  • Adama

    Movie

    Follow four agriculturalists in mythological Moshav Nahalal for a year as they work and complete a cycle of crops. ADAMA ("Farmers") introduces us to the Nahalal elders, who work until their dying day as they deal with inter-personal conflicts and the conflicts between man and land.

    Directed by...

  • Joy of Israel with Jamie Geller

    1 season

    Known as the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (NYT), best-selling Jewish chef and author Jamie Geller has inspired audiences around the world with her recipes, books and series featuring Jewish and Kosher food and lifestyle. Join Jamie and her family for their first year in Israel in JOY OF ISRAEL, her food ...

  • Schmoozing & Cruising: Tripping on Kosher Americana

    1 season

    A ChaiFlicks Original Series - Watch the complete first season now! | Join host CW Silverberg as he explores innovative Kosher restaurants and food establishments (including food trucks and delivery services) across the U.S. This season includes stops in Brooklyn, Cleveland, Chicago, Los Angeles ...

  • Probation Time

    Movie

    Ariela, an Ethiopian girl, was adopted by director Avigail Sperber's parents. Each of her nine older siblings chose a unique path to follow. Only Ariela forces the family to contend with alcoholism, petty thefts, and prison. Will her family be able to love her unconditionally? As Avigail explores...

  • I, The Aforementioned Infant

    Movie

    Ten years after Ronit met her biological mother in Paris, she attempts to find ways to maintain a meaningful relationship with the woman who came to Israel from Paris in 1956, gave birth to her and gave her up for adoption. In a series of encounters with adoptees and their biological mothers, Ron...

  • Sister Wife

    Movie

    Tsiporra Bat Israel is a member of the Black Hebrew Community of Dimona. After twenty-one years of marriage she wakes up one morning to learn that her husband, Hazriel, is marrying a second wife, fourteen years her junior, as part of the polygamy tradition of the Black Hebrews. This is a film by ...

  • Family Matters

    Movie

    Thirty years ago, the divorce of a woman (who later became a renowned author) and her husband (an esteemed rabbi)v shook the religious city of Bnei Barak and affected the lives of their seven children. One of the couple’s daughters embarks on a journey among the ghosts of her childhood, trying to...

  • As Is

    Movie

    March 2020, COVID-19 is at its peak. The ultra-Orthodox Sasson family live in a tiny apartment in Safed, Israel and find themselves in uncharted territory – the father, Gili, has tested positive, and has infected his wife and a few of their children. The new imposed reality threatens Gili’s core ...

  • Line 41

    Movie

    During the Holocaust, there was no other city in Europe where Germans, Poles and Jews lived so closely together and yet worlds apart as Lodz. Several times a day for four years, the Line 41 streetcar passed through the Lodz Ghetto, but would never stop, making the suffering of the Jewish people a...

  • Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture

    Movie

    Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture is a film portrait of the dynamic, Canadian-Israeli architect who first burst on the world stage while still in his twenties with the groundbreaking building, Habitat '67. It begins with Safdie's early years in Haifa, his move to Montreal at the age of 15, ...

  • Senior Moments

    Movie

    Funny, witty, bold and revealing, the creators of "Senior Moments" document intimate meetings with ten resilient elderly folks surviving old age with a vengeance. The film cohesively samples a cultural variety of personalities in modern-day Israel and provides an inspiring outlook on what it mean...

  • Back to the Fatherland

    Movie

    Gil is the grand-daughter of Holocaust survivors, Kat the granddaughter of a Nazi officer. Through them we meet other young men and women whose grandparents were murdered or prosecuted during WWII. Many have decided to move back to Germany...but why? This revealing film explores the challenges an...

  • The Elected

    1 season

    Watch the Complete Series Now! | Throughout the years, women have been a minority in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset). Their right to vote or be elected was never a given, and remains a struggle to this day. Through interviews with MKs, experts and journalists, combined with rare archive footage,...