Daphne Macy is the former communications strategist for the URJ’s Marketing and Communications team. She holds a B.A. in Communications and Film from Tel Aviv University, Magna cum Laude, and is also a graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Daphne is a native speaker of both Hebrew and English. She is also a writer and an actress.
In a retelling of a ancient folk tale, Benny's grandfather runs a bakery with the best bagels in town. When people thank Benny's grandpa for the bagels, he says that God is the one who should be thanked. Benny comes up with a creative way to thank God for the bagels, with a surprising result.
Dina and her family move to a new city right before Rosh HaShanah. The move brings about a set of problems — the family car breaks down, the new house is a mess and filled with unpacked boxes, and Dina’s parents aren’t able to prepare a festive holiday dinner. When the family goes to the local synagogue to celebrate Rosh HaShanah, Dina doesn’t recognize anyone and feels left out. However, the family then receives help from an unexpected source!