Bill Lipsey, at left, founder of the Honey Foundation for Israel — a co-sponsor of “Shtisel: Behind the Scenes” — and Honey Foundation president and daughter Sara Lipsey Brokman speak with best-selling author Dara Horn and her husband, Brendan Schulman.
Neta Riskin, who plays Giti Weiss on “Shtisel,” is held (at her request) by co-star Michael Aloni, who portrays her brother, Akiva Shtisel. Doval’e Glickman, at right, plays their father, Shulem Shtisel.
A packed audience of more than 1,400 people filled the sanctuary at Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell for a panel discussion with “Shtisel” co-stars, from left, Neta Riskin, Doval’e Glickman, and Michael Aloni; producer Dikla Barkai; and event moderator Dara Horn. Photos by Jerry Siskind
Doval’e Glickman, second from left, asks for volunteers to make a shidduch for Michael Aloni, to the delight of Neta Riskin, at left, producer Dikla Barkai, second from right, and moderator Dara Horn.
Neta Riskin, at left, told the audience that the show’s wardrobe staff had a contest for the ugliest outfit for her character, Giti Weiss.
Rabbi Alan Silverstein of Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell speaks before “Shtisel: Behind the Scenes,” the panel discussion by the stars of the popular show streaming on Netflix. Agudath Israel hosted the event and was a co-sponsor, along with The Honey Foundation for Israel, Karen & Jeremy Glaser in memory of Roslyn Hoffer, and NJJN.