If You’re in Philly This Saturday


Please check out the 2nd annual LimmudPhilly’s “Panoramic Jewish Learningfest”.

You can catch a screening of the documentary Praying With My Legs: The Radically Amazing Life of Abraham Joshua Heschel by Steve Brand, this Saturday, March 6 from 8:30 PM to 9:45 PM at Gershman Y, Classroom 408

Praying With My Legs is a work in progress documentary feature about the life, thought and transformative impact of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The film explores Heschel’s religious thought and its direct connection with his human rights activism. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker where you will have an opportunity to help shape the final direction of the film.

Steve Brand, President and Founder of Ways & Means Productions is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker currently working on a documentary on the life, thought and legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel. His film about growing up as the child of a survivor, Kaddish, received a documentary award at Sundance and made David Edelstein’s “10 Best Films” list. Steve has been a producer for Now on PBS, 20/20 and Primetime. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

LimmudPhilly is at 401 South Street, Philadelphia, PA. You may reach them at (267) 235-4083

Steve Brand Photo by Michael Labbe