|Based on||Original script|
|Country of origin||Israel|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||24|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Original network||yes Oh|
|Original release||June 29, 2013 –|
January 16, 2016
Shtisel (Hebrew: שטיסל) is an Israeli television drama series about a fictional Jewish family living in Geula, Jerusalem. Created and written by Ori Elon and Yehonatan Indursky, the series premiered on 29 June 2013 on yes Oh, and is distributed by the online streaming service Netflix.
The series has been considered innovative for its treatment of an irregular group of Orthodox Jews by stripping them of their political associations and depicting them as "ordinary" people. It follows the lives of Shulem Shtisel (Dov Glickman), the Shtisel patriarch and a Rabbi at the local yeshiva, as well as those of the other members of his family. Shtisel, which runs 12 episodes per season, is set in a religious, Internet-free neighborhood. The community follows strict haredi customs and violating the norms often causes chaos within the family. However, the characters, who are more open to secular lifestyle, reflect Geula's moderation in comparison to their neighbors in Mea She'arim, the adjacent community known for religious extremism.
In October 2016, it was announced that Amazon Studios was planning to remake the Shtisel set in Brooklyn, New York, under the title Emmis. As of yet no mention has been made of renewing the original show for a third season.
- Dov Glickman as Shulem
- Michael Aloni as Akiva Shtisel
- Neta Riskin as Giti Weiss
- Shira Haas as Ruchami Weiss
- Sarel Piterman as Zvi Arye Shtisel
- Zohar Strauss as Lipa Weiss
- Orly Silbersatz Banai as Aliza Gvili
- Ayelet Zurer as Elisheva
- Sasson Gabai as Nukhem Shtisel
- Gal Fishel as Yosa'le Weiss
- Ori Ilovitz as Haim'ke Weiss
- Hadas Yaron as Libbi Shtisel
- Eliana Shechter as Tovi Shtisel
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