Culture Connect Featured Event
A Jewish community is scandalized when journalist Phil Jacobs uncovers generations of child sexual abuse at the hands of prominent rabbis. Through a multiyear investigation, Jacobss confronts both the rabbinic establishment and his own painful past. Recipient of a Sundance Documentary Filmmaker Grant, this taboo-breaking film recounts how a courageous reporter’s pen became his sword of justice. A Q&A with Phil Jacobs and filmmaker Scott Rosenfelt will follow the screening, moderated by Rabbi Hesch Sommer, D.Min.; Director of the Jewish Wellness and Healing Center at Jewish Family Services of Greater New Haven.
Directed by Scott Rosenfelt. Run time is 81 minutes.
Sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven, and Jewish Family Services.