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Yet despite the lag time between episodes, reflects the creative teams own balancing being a part of tight-knit, religious community while maintaining obligations and interests in the secular world.For example, Hoffman and Gottfried both shared experiences of having to pass up jobs because they filmed on the sabbath.It would feel in a way natural to express themselves physically, but the fact that they choose not to is fascinating to me, said Gottfried.That desire that builds up and the passion, I think once its fulfilled, its not that exciting anymore. Though not all modern Orthodox Jews practice shomer negiah, it was important to the production team to showcase an aspect of their dating experience that is rarely, if ever, depicted on screen.Its claiming your space and having control over who can touch you and who cant. Its saying, ' Not just anyone can touch me.' One would think a lack of physical contact or typical displays of affection would be glaring in a show about singles living in New York City, but it is not actually all that noticeable.Its very easy to create chemistry if you have your actors just have that first kiss, said Schechter.But, I think it forces the actors and writers more creatively [to think] how else can we tell this story?Facial expressions, glances, and the minimizing of space between two potential love interests all convey that chemistry.
With the context of the recent onslaught of sexual assault reports and the #Me Too movement, Gottfried believes the practice is actually empowering.
A 2014 graduate of Stern College, an Orthodox all-female school in New York City, Gottfried made a short film, , in 2015.
The 15-minute meet-cute centers on David (played by Danny Hoffman) blustering into a restaurant late for his blind date and actually hitting it off with his set-up, Sarah (played by Sara Scur).
If the only depiction of Judaism youve seen is Broad City, Seinfeld, or Curb Your Enthusiasm, youre going to have one interesting and inaccurate picture of what the full spectrum looks like.
Were trying to give another picture., and it has garnered more than 150,000 views on You Tube.