POV

Wendy's Shabbat

Season 31 Episode 20 | 9m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Friends usher in the Sabbath—called by its Hebrew name Shabbat—by candlelight, with challah bread and grape juice to complement their chicken nuggets and fries. Shabbat is typically observed at home with family, but here these seniors share in the celebration at a fast-food Wendy’s. Wendy's Shabbat is a story of rediscovering the joys of community in older age, however unorthodox it may appear.

Aired: 03/06/19

Expires: 03/17/23

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, Reva & David Logan Foundation, the Open Society Foundations and the …

POV.

Explore Free Resources
POV Playlist

Newsletter

POV Playlist

Every two weeks, we curate a selection of POV docs, old and new, around a central theme. Stream while you can — until the next Playlist!

Subscribe