Life is Rich
Celebrating family, food & humor
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Meet the Characters

Meet the Characters

THE MISHPUCHA (FAMILY)

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Zayde Abe

Abe Cohen
Bonnie’s grandfather, who was the spiritual guide for her family as she was growing up. Bonnie turns to his oral history for inspiration.

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The Parents

Bonnie and Alan Rich
They had a nice Jewish wedding back in 1980-something.

Read Bonnie’s filmmaker bio here.

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The Kids

Leah and Rebecca Rich
Bonnie and Alan’s 20-something daughters who love their Jewish family and good-naturedly spar with their mother.

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The Bubbe & Zayde

Sandy and Florene Bernstein
Bonnie’s parents who offer wisdom, humor and love in the film.

THE RABBIS

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Rabbi Shira Stutman

Senior rabbi at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC.

www.sixthandi.org

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Rabbi David Paskin

Founding rabbi of OHEL and singer/songwriter living in South Florida.

www.davidpaskin.com

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Rabbi Benjamin Shalva

Author, yoga instructor and spiritual guide living in Baltimore, Maryland.

www.benjaminshalva.com

“Humorous and poignant, charming, relatable. I'm not your target demographic, but you won me over in the first five minutes.”

Mark Maxey, Emmy Award Winning Director

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Soundtrack F

eaturing
The Casco Bay Tummlers