About Me

BIOGRAPHY:

Abigail Hirsch is a Hungarian-born Montreal-based filmmaker and the founder of AskAbigail Productions. A professionally trained social worker, Hirsch launched her media career in Montreal in 2007. Her company has covered Jewish events in Montreal, Toronto, New York, and Israel engaging the public in a dialogue building peace and better understanding of Jewish culture and society.

AskAbigailProductions has also created a documentary about Yiddish theater and how it has manged to preserve the story of the Jewish people and the almost extinct language of Yiddish from the dustbin of History via theater in Yiddish, in Montreal, Paris, Israel, Poland Romania, Australia and Argentina:

For more samples of our work:

AskAbigail productions Youtube Channel

AskAbigailProductions Vimep Channel

A current project about the Life and times of Moshe Kraus, a legendary Cantor/Jewish singing prayer leader, whose life spans the twentieth century and whose history parallels the story of Jews in the twentieth century is underway.

 

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