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There Are No Lions In Tel Aviv

Sun., November 17, 2019

Directed by Duki Dror. Israel. 2018. 1 hour 3 minutes. Digital.

Presented by Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival 

Philadelphia Premiere! This bittersweet story chronicles the noble pursuit of the Chief Rabbi of Copenhagen to build a zoo in Tel Aviv and teach the children of Palestine-Eretz Israel about the importance of caring for and loving animals. Arriving in Tel Aviv in 1935 with two bird cages and an unconventional dream, it would take Max Shorenstein three more years to acquire . . .