The Kronikle's 1999 Oscar Picks
YOU'VE GOT MALE:
A Chabad rebbetzin is overcome with joy when the doctor
tells her that, after 12 daughters, she finally has a son.
THE TRUMAH SHOW:
A man is surreptitiously videotaped every year at harvest
time as he separates heave-offerings for the kohanim.
OUT OF SIGHT:
Sisterhood members refuse to attend services when the rabbi
raises the mechitza by a foot, and blocks their view of
the goings-on in shul.
THE THIN RED LION:
Orthodox zoologists discover an acceptable substitute for
the elusive Parah Adumah (Red Heifer).
A Long Island mother sues the caterer who supplied decorations
in pastel hues for her son's Bar Mitzvah.
A nostalgic view of the simple life in a shtetl in Eastern