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Meet The Real-Life Rabbi in the Synagogue scene of ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’

JTA - Rabbi Michael Wolk was nervous when he stepped foot onto his synagogue’s bimah in May 2021 — but not because his congregation was returning to in-person prayer after a pandemic pause.

The jitters were because he was about to debut as an actor, in a role for which he hadn’t auditioned: as the rabbi in “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret,” which debuted in theaters on Friday (May 2023).

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Mon, April 15 2024 7 Nisan 5784