VOI’s Molly Livingstone hears from hit series creator Laizy Shapiro about the success of and controversy surrounding his hit series ‘Srugim.’.
The television drama, depicting the lives of modern-Orthodox singles living in Jerusalem, is not only watched “religiously,” but has both won many awards and stirred up a storm. A first-ever show of this kind — showing struggles with faith, marriage and sexual identity. “Srugim” is popular across the cultural spectrum. Shapiro, in-studio with Molly, is candid about his life, from which his story line was taken. He also talks about the challenges his success has posed, and discusses the thriving Israeli entertainment industry. listen now