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WATCH: An Exclusive Clip from the Charming Israeli Comedy ‘The Women’s Balcony’

The movie, featuring yet more Israeli wonder women, crossed the $1 million mark at the American box office this week

by
Liel Leibovitz
July 19, 2017
Courtesy of Menemsha Films
Courtesy of Menemsha Films
Courtesy of Menemsha Films
Courtesy of Menemsha Films

We still love you, Gal Gadot, but other Israeli women are making box office bank this summer: The Women’s Balcony, a charming indie comedy that was an audience favorite when released last year in Israel, just crossed the $1 million mark stateside.

It’s an impressive achievement for any Israeli film, particularly one starring actors who are virtually unknown outside of Israel and telling a subtle story about community, love, and faith. So because it’s a Wednesday, and because we can never have too many reasons to celebrate, and because Lord knows that the movie’s message of religious reconciliation is one we need to hear amid all of our infighting, here’s an exclusive clip from the movie:

Liel Leibovitz is editor-at-large for Tablet Magazine and a host of its weekly culture podcast Unorthodox and daily Talmud podcast Take One. He is the editor of Zionism: The Tablet Guide.

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