The video was filmed over a 25 year period! The scenes of the video were filmed in 1989 by Phillip S. Schiller who produced, filmed and directed the original video which came out on Shlock Rock Videos Volume 1 released in November 1990.
Lenny and Phil went to Birmingham, Alabama where they were warmly received by Rabbi Reuven Tradburks and the Knesseth Israel Congregation. Rabbi Tradburks, who has since made Aliyah and now lives in Jerusalem, arranged for the men to come and be in the video. The bus scenes were shot in Allentown, PA.
Fast forward to March 2015 where after the release of Shlockapella, the Maccabeats and Lenny got together at the Stanton Street Synagogue which is 102 years old and filmed the rest of the video. Uri Westrich of “Candlelight” fame filmed and produced the video. Judy Herzfeld assisted Uri at the film shoot. Rabbi Bodner was kind enough to let us use the Synagogue for the video shoot. A big thank you goes out to Chaim Horowitz and the entire Maccabeats crew for such a wonderful experience!
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