Celebrate Yom Ha’Atzmaut with There are No Lions in Tel Aviv. The story of the chief Rabbi of Copenhagen’s Jewish community, who would come to be known as Rabbi Doolittle. In 1935, Max Shorenstein left his honorable position as chief Rabbi of Copenhagen, to fulfill a longtime dream: to build a zoo in Tel Aviv and teach the local children about the love of animals.
This film is offered in collaboration with the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston and is proudly supported by the Israel Engagement Fund: A JCC Association of North America Program Accelerator, made possible by the generosity of several committed donors.
AJFF co-presented this movie at the 2019 Austin Film Festival and we are delighted to share it with you again, for free!
Length: 63 minutes
Director: Duki Dror