Keeping the faith

31.10.2011                      03.Cheschwan. 5772                       Ta'anit BH"B

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Keeping the faith

A new innovative series on Channel 1, ‘My Faith,’ looks at a disparate group of Israelis in their daily lives as they discuss their attitudes toward God.

Faith and spirituality are important in the lives of many Israelis, but it’s rare to hear someone talking about it, except in terms of strict religious observance.
The multi-part series, My Faith, which runs on Saturdays at 10:40 p.m. (and which is sometime preempted by coverage of demonstrations and other news events), is the brainchild of Ori Gruder (who made the film under the pseudonym Or Yashar, which means “Straight Light” in Hebrew), an Israeli director and cinematographer.
“I started to work on the series five years ago,” says Gruder. “It’s been a long trip.”…