Kaddish

KaddishIn 1943, a young Ashkenazim namely Akiva risks a journey through Miechów in Poland in order to fulfill his obligation of honoring his deceased mother on the anniversary of her death. He gets arrested by the Nazis and finds one of his known elderly Rabbi in Nazis custody. The rabbi, who has lost his entire family in the Holocaust, is hoping to escape Poland for the Promised Land. They become able to escape from the Nazis. His journey is accompanied by Rabbi so that Akiva can visit his mother’s grave and perform a Jewish ritual.

Directed by Razid Season (USA)

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