We’ve already come so far!

Principal shooting on The Rabbi Goes West began in Bozeman, Montana in summer 2016. We've done additional filming in Montana, Seattle, Washington, Newton, Massachusetts and Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where Chabad has its world headquarters, And we have a few more pick up shoots in Montana planned for this fall.

immediate goals

To raise the funds to complete principal photography and edit a preliminary (rough) cut by winter 2017. Our hope is to premiere the film in 2018.

Long Term Goals

The film is intended for PBS screenings, for museums, universities. Most important, the film will play at many of the 135 Jewish film festivals around the world, ideal for discussions of issues facing Judaism today.

Will you support our project?


All donations go through our non-profit fiscal sponsor, Documentary Educational Resources, and therefore are 100% tax-deductible.

To give online via PayPal, please click here.

To give via check: please make it out to Documentary Educational Resources, Inc.. Write THE RABBI GOES WEST in the check memo or “for” line and mail it to: Documentary Educational Resources * 101 Morse Street * Watertown, MA 02472.