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Seasons in Detail


Documentary highlighting how British Jews from across the faith celebrate life's big milestones, from birth to coming of age, marriage to the end of life. A 12-year-old prepares for his bar mitzvah, a couple marry in Spain, a modern ceremony they have adapted according to their beliefs, and at Bushey Cemetery in Hertfordshire, a woman describes her role as a volunteer who does the tahara, the ritual washing of the deceased before burial.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 40 minutes (approx)

When is Being next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Two May 16th, 8:20am and on BBC Two Northern Ireland May 16th, 8:20am. See more...

Main Cast

Fredrik Limi
David Hill