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CREDITS

Produced and directed
by Ilana Trachtman

Editor
Zelda Greenstein
Line Producer
Roberta Morris Purdee
Cinematographers
Slawomir Grunberg
Ari Haberberg

Composer
Andy Statman
Sound Design and Mix
Bill Markle
Sound Recordist
Tom Gnaidek

Online editor and Colorist
Charles Gelber/GTV
Title Animation
Gerry Katzban/GKdesign

Assistant Editors
Rosie Nakamura
Lem Huntington
Jeremy Minton
Erica Freed
Steven Swiller
Gabe Tanenhaus
Rachel Cower

Assistant Producer
Erin Edeiken

Music Recorder and Mixer
Brian Deming at Duotone Audio Group

Musicians
Andy Statman Trio
Andy Statman - mandolin, clarinet
Larry Eagle - percussion
Jim Whitney - bass
Jerry O'Sullivan - wooden flute

Additional Editing
Bryan Gunnar Cole
Simeon Hutner
Enat Sidi

Additional Camera
Erin Edeiken
Tony Forma
Ilana Trachtman
Ed Waters

Additional Sound
Paul Alfe
Dave Bratspis
John Byrne
Mike Frank
John Gooch
Frank Kubitsky
Dan Walter
Rick Wright

Utility
Michael Pruitt-Bruin

Tech Support
Dan Freed
George Robert

Associate Producer
Wendy Univer

Devora Bartnoff's article read by:
Donna Isaacs

Home Video Footage
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling and Lynne Iser
Rabbi David Azen

Advisors
The smartest, most generous advisory team in history

Anita Altman
William Gaventa, M.Div.
Dr. Faye Ginsberg
Judith Helfand
Becca Hornstein
Ginny Thornburgh

Web Design
Denise Biondo
Jon Madof
Dan Trachtman

Interns
Roxanne Aggrey
Brian Batka
Meredith Bernard
Justin Ennis
Steven Hollander
Cecilia Kim
Sandra Koponen
Margaret Marron
Jim Pace
Wendell Raulston
Devorah Shubowitz
Alex Sobotowski
Shannon Sonenstein
Jihye Yu

Fiscal Sponsor
Hartley Film Foundation

Legal Services
The Law Office of Rosalind Lichter
We are so grateful to Lior's community
and family, for their generosity and for being
the village that nurtures Lior:

Rabbi Phyllis Berman
Rabbi Liz Bolton
Congregation Mishkan Shalom
Susan Deikman
Jeffrey Dekro
Barry Dornfeld
Leitha Dowling
Sheila Erlbaum
Rachel Falkove
Franklintowne Charter High School
Germantown Jewish Centre
Don Murphy
Esther Greenspan
Rabbi Erin Hirsch
Rabbi Linda Holtzman
Rabbi Joanna Katz
Cantor Jack Kessler
Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer
Pesha Leichter
Rabbi Yael Levy
Mitch Marcus
Susie Marcus
Michael Masch
Janet Neufeld
Nordstrom's
OROT
Pnai Or Religious Fellowship of Philadelphia
Rabbi Marcia Prager
Rabbi Jeff Roth
Ken Ulansey
Joseph Vendetti
Rabbi Brian Walt
Rabbi Arthur Waskow
Yellowbird Bus Company
Abby Weinberg
Rabbi Sheila Weinberg
Rabbi Shawn Zevit

And we are indebted to the incredible hospitality
and wisdom of Lior's classmates and
teachers at Politz Hebrew Academy:

Moshe Baum
Ari Becker
Ms. Beverly Bernstein
Eli Dunoff
Yisrael Goren
Natanel Gola
Yoni Greenberg
Shua Grossman
Shlomo Hoberman
Aaron Dovid Horowitz
Ami James
Ms. Besie Katz
Dovi Levene
Yoel Max
Eli Press
Tanny Rapoport
Ms. Candy Singer
Ms. Cathy Snyder
Rabbi Mordechai Terabello
Danny Wood

And with very special thanks for their
guidance, enthusiasm, and love:

Barbara Abrash
Marco Acevedo
Macky Alston
Deb Barsel
Hon. Judy Bartnoff
Gary Belsky
Margo Bloom
Rabbi Daniel Brenner
Rachel Chanoff
Kim Connell
Deborah Dickson
Menachem Daum
Andrea Eisenberg
Alice Elliott
Lewis Erskine
Dr. Judith Ginsberg
Muriel Goldberg
Peter Golub
Shira Gordon
Sally Gottesman
Abbie Greenberg
David Greenstein
Carole Hart
Donna Isaacs
Jordana Jacobs
Brian Kates
Nancy Katz
Lisa Hepner
Jason Lieberman
Linette Liebling
Laurie MacMillan
Sarah Masters
Rabbi Michael Mellen
Phyllis Miller
Sandy Miller- Jacobs
Rabbi Leon Morris
Dr. Beth Mount
Pete Nashel
Eric Robbins
Michael Rosenblum
Katie Sanders
Sharon Silber
Rabbi Marty Schloss
Sara Seligson
Deborah Siegel
Tom Simon
Laura Sobel
Rebecca Tessler
Rachel Tiven
Adam Tobin
Amy Trachtman
Les and Gerdy Trachtman
Beth Urdang
Courtney White

 

Additional Music:

"Mayn Rue Plats"
From the CD "I in the Uttermost West"
Performed by Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band
Annette Brodovsky, z''l  -  violin and voice,
Felipe Ferraz  -  guitar
Andy Rubin  -  mandolin
Lou Ann Weiss  -  cello
Vince Wolfe  -  wooden flute

"Heymischer Bulger"
From the CD "Old World Beat"
Performed by the Klezmer Conservatory Band
Courtesy of Rounder Records.

"Piccolo Doyne"
From the CD "Klez!"
Performed by the Klezmer Conservatory Band
Courtesy of Rounder Records

"Kanfe Yona"
From the CD "Between Heaven and Earth"
Performed by the Andy Statman Trio
Courtesy of Shanachie Records

"Chasidic Waltz"
From the CD "Between Heaven and Earth"
Performed by the Andy Statman Trio
Courtesy of Shanachie Records

"Terkisher"
From the CD "Andy Statman Klezmer Orchestra"
Performed by the Andy Statman Klezmer Orchestra
Courtesy of Shanachie Records

"Sweet Potato"
From the CD "East Flatbush Blues"
Performed by the Andy Statman Trio
Courtesy of Shefa Records

"Rawhide"
From the CD "East Flatbush Blues"
Performed by the Andy Statman Trio
Courtesy of Shefa Records

Synagogue services at Congregation Mishkan Shalom
and P'nai Or Religious Fellowship were taped on Sundays.

We are grateful to Reconstructionist Congregation Mishkan Shalom for making
a unique exception to their policies, and permitting us to tape Liors Bar Mitzvah,
after engaging in a values-based decision making process.

Praying with Lior
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