Giti Weiss, the daughter and the sister of the Shtisel's says goodbye to her husband Lippe Weiss, who flew to Argentina for six months as part of his job as a butcher. So, my take is that they were abstinent at least through the end of Season 2. Watch full episodes of Shtisel and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com In May 2019, the show was renewed for a third season. Tzfat? There could be some real halachic issues with Akiva taking money and the studio space and then backing out without delivering what he promised. Tzvi Aryeh's wife was attracted by his singing talent, not seeing the danger it could pose to their way of life. Twice-widowed Elisheva (Ayelet Zurer of “Munich,” “Angels & Demons” and Marvel’s “Daredevil”) regularly finds her two dead husbands in the kitchen, appreciatively consuming her cooking and talking about how best to raise her son. I’m thrilled. To understand the religious and cultural context for Jewish attitudes about dogs, I spoke to Rabbi Yoni Regev of Oakland’s Reform Temple Sinai. Zvi Arye has an opportunity to fulfill an old childhood dream. Tags: Netflix, Israeli TV, Shtisel, Haredi, ‘Shtisel’ creator and haredi activist discuss change among Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, How ‘Shtisel’ warmed my heart like a bowl of chicken soup, More Israeli TV to stream when you’re done with ‘Shtisel’, Young ‘Shtisel’ star leaves it all behind in Netflix’s ‘Unorthodox’, Temple Sinai hit with swastika, police investigating as hate crime, Berkeley man known to police charged with Oakland synagogue vandalism, Abbie Hoffman’s Bay Area son, activists recall real ‘Chicago 7’ trial, S.F. While I adored my brothers, I viewed their pets with distain and disapproval. I think when Shulem came home the door was ajar, and the dog ran away. is a way better person. When one woman says, “I can’t wait until my friends in the women’s section hear you sing,” the translation omits “the women’s section,” dampening viewers’ understanding of how segregated Jewish life is in this closed-off world. When you’d come home, she would vault three-feet straight up in the air for joy, ears flopping wildly, and our “coming home” could consist of something as simple as stepping back into the house from getting the mail. She works as a babysitter for a secular woman and then exchanges money at home. Esther D. Kustanowitz is a TV columnist for J. I thought the episode brought back so much of Shulem's humanity that I missed. Yoselle is obviously going exactly in his father's footsteps (like the gloves in the flashback of Lipa and Gitty on a date) . Yiddish curses — “may you swallow an umbrella that will open in your gut” — make cameo appearances. Akiva finds another job as a painter. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Why would you think they wouldn't do another season? In an emotional conversation, she tells him that she is too old for him and refuses him once more. In the Torah and the Book of Prophets, dogs are spoken of unkindly several times. But they built a solar-powered air-conditioned doghouse, and so, we got the outdoor dog. Thank you. She lives in Berkeley and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. I spent the end of 2018 exploring this question undercover in several ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Jerusalem, thanks to the engaging Israeli television drama “Shtisel.” Both seasons of the hit series, which aired in 2013 and 2015-16, are now available on Netflix with English subtitles. What happened to the dog that the father took home? What does it mean to be yourself in a world of uniformity? Who could resist such unadulterated love? I agree that Tzvi Aryeh's kidney crisis didn't need a follow up, as it was a way of understanding him and his needs and his wife's inability to meet those needs. We had an indoor dog. Akiva is charming in a stammering, funny, artistic way that endears him to the ladies and frustrates his father. Did the young girl and the yeshiva student get married? Because I speak Hebrew (but need a little translation help), I was both grateful for and critical of the subtitles. And one narcoleptic local is named Farshlufen, a riff on the Yiddish for “sleep.”. No one taught me this. Patriarch Reb Shulem Shtisel (Dova’le Glickman) is a 60ish, modern (and yet not-so-modern) Tevye, who loves Torah, his children (all adults), teaching in the cheder (children’s school) and the memory of his late wife. (The wedding in "Unorthodox" is an example.) I wish people in this show would stay and speak to each other. I bet they begin with the Wedding. Grandmother Malka, Shulem's mother, lives in a nursing home and is exposed to television for the first time in her life, which Zvi Arye and Shulem find abhorrent and come up with many ways to sabotage her from viewing. He was also humanized in this episode instead of being just nebuch. I also contacted Jo-Ellen Pozner, assistant professor at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business, to discuss the foundation of my judgmental childhood views. Why was the door open and why would Shulem not have wondered why? He's a bad example of how to be frum in the art world. The show runs at 12 episodes per season. Press J to jump to the feed. The children claim they saw me kiss Shakespeare twice on the top of her head. Ruchami had asked Giti whether she forgives Lipa "with all her heart." Also, concerns are voiced that dogs can cause women to miscarry.  However, the characters who are more open to a secular lifestyle reflect Geula's moderation in comparison to their neighbors in Mea She'arim, the adjacent community known for religious extremism.. What happened to the dog that the father took home? The enraged Shulem expels Kiva from his home. “‘Make eye contact. — Yiddish proverb. You can see her at the end of the show waiting in a hotel for a date.  I thought my DH was the only person who leans his head back and slides his yarmulka onto his forehead to relax and I was rolling when Akiva did that too. Episode cast overview, first billed only: Shulem Shtisel All season he's been downright obnoxious. 2. cant believe next week the kast of the season.  Production was resumed in June and a trailer was later released in September. I do have my critique, though. When my back was turned, in came the dog. Add the first question. We lived in Las Vegas at the time, so this seemed a formula for animal sunstroke and abuse. The show also touches on how the community deals with issues such as aging and women’s health. Where is he now? However, once we had children, dog drama quickly ensued. Title: While there are no express prohibitions against keeping dogs as pets, there are multiple references to them as unclean and undesirable, he explained.  On April 8, 2020 the third season, intended to begin in May 2020, was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Same with Gitty and her daughter. In Shitsel, Ruchami and Hanina did the first. Argentina? In the “Shtisel” episode, a young ultra-Orthodox student, expelled from his yeshiva for hiding a small, adorable stray dog, arrives awash in tears — pup in his arms — at his grandfather’s apartment. Was this marriage consummated before her mother and father tried to get her to divorce him? Many of you have inferred that this could be the final season of Shtisel. Could it be her symbolic "running away" the way Lipa ran? Be polite.’ There are phrases or reactions or ancillary behaviors that we don’t process consciously, but we absorb them because we see our parents or grandparents do them.”, She added: “What’s interesting about Judaism is that many people say, ‘I’m not religious, I’m not observant.’ They mean that religion is not an overt intentional habit. There is this notion that dogs are synonymous with pigs, ritually unclean. Directed by Alon Zingman. In the Q & A, I asked the producer about the show’s use of real Haredi people in the background. Did the mother change her mind because the boy was so polite in her restaurant? I would like to know where was Giti heading to before she called her hubby to come rescue her?