Jewish Luck revolves around Menakhem Mendl (one of Sholem Aleichem's characters), a daydreaming entrepreneur who specializes in doomed strike-it-rich schemes. Despite Jewish oppression in Tsarist Russia, Mendl continues to pursue his dreams and his continued persistence transforms him from schlemiel to hero. Written by
National Center for Jewish Film
Did You Know?
The final scene of Jidische Glickn was filmed on the Odessa Steps, also known as The Potemkin Steps from the film Battleship Potemkin
(1925). See more