“Nothing like this had ever been done before,” says Jay Rubin who got a phone call that changed not only his life, but the future of orthodox Jewish life in Austin, Texas. Nobody had every attempted to move a historic synagogue 90 miles and begin its legacy all over again.
Root Source tells a story that made national and international news in 2015, through the eyes of the man who dedicated himself to see it through to the end. Watch and gain new perspective of synagogues and Jewish life in America from the 1890s to today.
You may also enjoy Ken Herman’s documentary, Synagogue Saga, which may be found at: https://vimeo.com/139031235