The Attractive Young Rabbi

A six-part comedy by Barry Grossman about the collision between old and new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.

With Tracy-ann Oberman, David De Keyser and Doreen Mantle.

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0101The New Synagogue1999111220000809
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A six-part comedy by Barry Grossman about the collision between old and new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.

With Tracy-ann Oberman, David De Keyser and Doreen Mantle.

A single phone call turns Rabbi Fine's comfortable Jewish community upside down.

A single phone call turns Rabbi Fine's comfortable Jewish community upside down. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From November 1999.

Sue Jacobs is the new Rabbi on the block.

A single phone call turns the comfortable world of Rabbi Fine's Jewish community upside down.

0102The Tv Stars1999111920000816
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With Rabbi Sue set for the small screen, Rabbi Abraham takes a different route. From 1999.

With Rabbi Sue set for the small screen, Rabbi Abraham takes a different route. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From November 1999.

Rival Rabbis clamour to be the first on TV.

Su is set to appear on television.

Abraham is not impressed - or so it seems.

Rival Rabbis clamour to be the first to appear on TV.

With Rabbi Sue set for the small-screen, Rabbi Abraham takes a different route.

From 1999.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From November 1999.

0103The Visitor1999112620000823
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Sex, politics and religion make it an awkward visit when an Israeli MP arrives. From 1999.

Sex, politics and religion make it an awkward visit when an Israeli MP arrives. With Warren Mitchell. From November 1999.

When an Israeli MP arrives - sex, politics and religion make it an awkward visit.

With Warren Mitchell.

From November 1999.

From 1999

When an Israeli MP pops into the synagogues, sex, politics and religion make it an uncomfortable visit.

Rabbi Fein has something of a bugbear about a clothes voucher.

Mrs Fein receives a letter telling her she's won third prize from the LONDON Jewish Women's Guild: a clothes voucher.

Great excitement and some confusion at the impending visit of an Israeli MP.

0104 LASTThe Engagement1999120320000830
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Rabbi Sue's announcement sparks fury from her rival Abraham. From December 1999.

Rabbi Sue's announcement sparks fury from her rival Abraham. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David de Keyser. From December 1999.

Rabbi Sue Jacobs is set to marry the grandson of her arch-enemy.

Starring Tracy-ann Oberman.

The rabbinical rivals are faced with the prospect of a closer relationship.

Rabbi Sue's announcement sparks fury from her rival Abraham.

From December 1999.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David de Keyser.

0201The Bar Mitzvah2000092220011004
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Three rabbis at one party sparks a recipe for disaster.

Three rabbis at one party sparks a recipe for disaster. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser. From September 2000.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser.

From September 2000.

The mother of Rabbi Jacobs is determined to find a suitable husband for her daughter.

With Tracy-ann Oberman.

Three rabbis, one party - and a possible recipe for disaster.

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Rabbi Fine's synagogue is 4 inches too long and must be pulled down.

What action will they take?

Rabbi Fine's synagogue is four inches too long and must be pulled down.

A man with a tape measure and a crisis for Rabbi Fine.

Will Su get involved?

0203The Wedding2000100620011018
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Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big ceremony, but in which synagogue?

Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big ceremony, but in which synagogue? Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From October 2000.

Everyone's looking forward to Hillfield's big ceremony, but in which synagogue? From 2000.

Everyone's looking forward to Hillfield's big ceremony, but in which synagogue? Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From October 2000.

Everyone's looking forward to Hillfield's big ceremony, but in which synagogue? Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From October 2000.

Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big wedding, but which Rabbi will be officiating at the ceremony?

Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big wedding, but in which synagogue?

Competition builds between the two synagogues.

Competition is hotting up between the two synagogues.

Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big wedding.

Everyone is looking forward to Hillfield's big wedding, but which Rabbi will be officiating at the ceremony? With Tracy-ann Oberman.

Episode 3 of 6.

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Rabbi Fine and Rabbi Jacobs end up stuck in a lift together. From October 2000.

Rabbi Fine and Rabbi Jacobs end up stuck in a lift together. With Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser. From October 2000.

Rabbi Fine and Rabbi Jacobs end up stuck in a lift - together.

With Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser.

From October 2000.

Rabbi Fine and Rabbi Jacobs find themselves stuck in a lift together.

Rabbi Fine and Rabbi Jacobs find themselves stuck in a lift - unfortunately together.

An intimate meeting - but not one Su and Abraham would have chosen.

0205Brief Encounter2000102020011101
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Feeling snubbed over Rabbi Abraham's Royal invite, Rabbi Su finds a new boyfriend.

Feeling snubbed over Rabbi Abraham's Royal invite, Rabbi Su finds a new boyfriend. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From October 2000.

Both Rabbis make pals with Muslims, but is there any future for inter-faith friendships?

Sue is dumbfounded when Abraham is invited to a royal garden party.

Both Rabbis make pals with Muslims, but is there any future for these inter-faith friendships?

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The rabbis are submerged in baby talk, while Melvin struggles with his conscience.

The rabbis are submerged in baby talk, while Melvin struggles with his conscience. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From October 2000.

The rabbis are submerged in baby talk, and Melvin struggles with his conscience. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From October 2000.

The rabbis are submerged in baby talk, and Melvin struggles with his conscience.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From October 2000.

Rabbi Fine learns he is about to become a Great-Grandfather.

There may be new beginnings in the offing for many.

Rabbi Fine learns he is about to become a Grandfather - and everyone else seems to be getting pregnant.

Rabbi Fine learns he is about to become a Great Grandfather and someone else is about to become a father.

The two rabbis are submerged in baby talk - while Melvin struggles with his conscience.

Starring Tracy-ann Oberman.

0301The Eager Young Student2002021320060307 (BBC7)
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Young Mikhail discovers that it's not easy being a Jew.

Young Mikhail discovers that it's not easy being a Jew. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser. From February 2002.

From February 2002.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser.

Young Mikhail discovers it is not easy being a Jew.

Young Mikhail discovers it's not easy being a Jew.

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Happy Rabbi Su finds a role model, but Rabbi Abraham would settle for a haircut.

Happy Rabbi Su finds a role model, but Rabbi Abraham would settle for a haircut. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From February 2002.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From February 2002.

Su's delighted to find a role-model; Abraham would settle for a haircut.

Su's delighted to find a role-model, but Abraham would settle for a hair-cut.

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A faded photograph and a private film show spell trouble for Rabbi Abraham. Stars David De Keyser. From February 2002.

A faded photograph and a private film show spell trouble for Rabbi Abraham.

From 2002.

Stars David De Keyser.

From February 2002.

The camera never lies.

Abraham's brother Barney finds this out to his cost one drunken evening.

Meanwhile, Sue has a boyfriend.

A faded photo spells trouble for Abraham.

A faded photograph and a private film show spell trouble for Abraham.

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It all begins with a disappearing car and a little old lady. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser. From March 2002.

It all begins with a disappearing car and a little old lady.

It all begins with a disappearing car and a little old lady. From March 2002.

From March 2002.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman and David De Keyser.

It all began with a disappearing car and a little old lady with her hair in a bun.

A disappearing car and a little old lady set in motion a strange chain of events.

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Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to the press. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From March 2002.

Su prepares to take Jeremy home, while Abraham prepares to talk to the press.

Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to a newspaper. From 2002.

Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to a newspaper. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From March 2002.

Su prepares to take Jeremy home and Abraham prepares to talk to a newspaper.

From 2002.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From March 2002.

What do Abraham and Melvin have up their sleeve? And who is Jeremy?

Abraham pulls off a coup.

Su is not so lucky.

Abraham gives an interview.

Sue invites Jeremy home.

But are there happy endings in store?

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As Rabbi Abraham struggles after his collapse, Rabbi Su meets a hospital doctor.

As Rabbi Abraham struggles after his collapse, Rabbi Su meets a hospital doctor. Stars Tracy-ann Oberman. From March 2002.

Stars Tracy-ann Oberman.

From March 2002.

Rabbi Fine is struggling following his collapse, while Rabbi Jacobs meets a 'handsome young doctor'.