Rachel’s Goodwill

  • Fiction

  • Country of production: Israel

  • Year of production: 2020

  • Length: 10 minutes

  • Language: Yiddish, Arabic, Hebrew

Director: Yochay Rosenberg

Producer: Ron Ofer

Writer: Yochay Rosenberg

Cinematographer: Danor Glazer

Editor: Yitzhak Sverdlov

Cast:  Ruba Blal Asfour, Yiftach Betsaleli Teltsch


The "Taliban Women" is the nickname for a growing band of ultra-orthodox women in Israel who choose to wear a hooded garment similar to a Muslim burka. From behind her veil, Rachel defies accepted definitions of gender, religion, and freedom.