Nahariya’s 52,000 residents have a strong mix of secular and religious, young and old. Several of Israel’s most successful exports have their origins in Nahariya, including the Strauss dairy, the Soglowek meat processing company and Iscar, a high-precision metalworks and toolmaking giant. The town began as an agricultural settlement, but its founders realized the area was better suited to tourism and food processing and developed Nahariya into a European-style resort.
Amit, a physician who works in the emergency department of Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, is a member of a tight-knit family that includes two daughters and a son. After Amit transitions to become a woman, the entire family embraces her and celebrates her new identity. The doc, shot over two years and directed by Eyal Cohen-Ben Aharon, shows the emotional peaks and valleys of this transformation.
Traditionally, rabbinical courts have limited jurisdiction over marriage and divorce. But a recalcitrant husband can still be a real pain in the neck, and women are often left with no choice but to remain in unhappy marriages. That’s why the Knesset passed a law aimed at encouraging rabbinical judges to impose sanctions on husbands who refuse to give their wives a get, or Jewish bill of divorce.
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