The Making of a Mensch: Film and Discussion Kit from Tiffany Shlain
Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain explores character education through the Jewish teachings of Mussar.
The Making of a Mensch is a 10 minute film and accompanying discussion kit that explores character education through the wonderful ancient Jewish teachings of Mussar. By unveiling and updating these teachings through a 21st century lens, The Making of a Mensch not only offers guidance and tools of how to live with meaning, purpose, and values in todays 24/7 world, but also reminds us how relevant Judaism is to our lives today.
Details & Dimensions
- Watch the film and download the free resource kit.
Sign up for Character Day, when thousands of organizations, congregations, schools, companies, and communities around the world will all screen The Making of a Mensch on the same day, dive into the discussion materials, and join an online global video conversation about character, Mussar, and how to live with meaning, purpose, and values in the 21st century.
About the Artist
Tiffany Shlain is mom to Odessa and Blooma, wife of Rebooter Ken Goldberg, founder of The Webby Awards, and filmmaker. Her films include: Connected, Emmy-nominated show, “The Future Starts Here,” and super Jewy films The Tribe and The Making of a Mensch. Tiffany and her family unplug for “technology shabbats” every week-starting 7 years ago at the National Day of Unplugging. Tiffany is a member of the Reboot Network.
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