(London Jewish News) “Shtisel” has been renewed for a third series and work on the new storylines have already begun, the hit show’s writer has confirmed. Yehonatan Indursky confirmed the news millions of fans have been hoping for to a 300-strong audience at Norrice Lea Synagogue, Hampstead Garden Suburb, on Tuesday.
Stars of the show—set in a strictly-Orthodox community in Jerusalem—previously expressed their hopes the show would return for a third run.
“Shtisel” first aired in 2013 in Israel, but the popular drama’s reach went global thanks to a deal announced with Netflix.
The family drama follows a young bachelor and his widowed father who search for love within the strict rules of religious observance.