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Episode 10: One Man’s Crusade Against Chosenness

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January 26th, 2018  •  34 mins 8 secs  •  Download (31.6 MB)

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Filmmaker Joshua Gippin discusses his antipathy to the idea that Jews are the chosen people and his journey that led him to embrace Reconstructionist Judaism, which rejects the idea of chosenness. The directory of "The Chosen People? A Film About Jewish Identity" also examines the challenge of presenting multiple perspectives on chosenness while holding such a strong personal perspective.