'Mistletoe & Menorahs': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about Lifetime's inter-faith film

Starring 'Pitch Perfect's Kelley Jakle, this inter-faith film brings together the spirit of Hanukkah and Christmas this holiday season


                            'Mistletoe & Menorahs': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about Lifetime's inter-faith film

With Hanukkah and Christmas not too far away from each other, Lifetime celebrates both festivals in 'Mistletoe & Menorahs.' This holiday love story was inspired by Guy Yosub, a Jewish Israeli writer and his relationship with his wife, Julianna Hays, a producer on the movie.

A huge reality check in the year 2019, this inter-faith movie has set hope for more like it in the future of holiday movie schedules.

Release date

This inter-faith holiday movie is set to release on December 7, 2019.

Plot

An ambitious company executive Christy Dickinson has a limited time to learn about Hanukkah before her Jewish boss's holiday party so she can land a huge account. With nowhere to turn, she asks the help of her co-worker Jonathan Silver who happens to be on a crash course of Christmas to impress his girlfriend's father. While working together to bring the spirit of both holidays into this season and realizing their appreciation for each other's holidays, an unexpected love story sparks.

Cast

Kelley Jakle plays Christy and Jake Epstein plays Jonathan is this fun and exciting two-holiday celebration.

Jake Epstein, a Canadian actor, and singer is known for his role on 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' as Craig Manning, a bipolar musician, for five seasons and won the Gemini Award.

Jake Epstein attends the "Mouthpiece" premiere during 2018 Toronto International Film Festival at Winter Garden Theatre on September 6, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Kelley Alice Jakle, an American actress and singer-songwriter are best known for her role as Jessica Smith in the Pitch Perfect series (2012–2017). She is also recognized for her appearances on Season 1 and 2 of the Sing-Off in 2009 and 2010.

Kelley Jackle arrives at HANRO Beverly Hills Store Launch Event on October 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for HANRO)

Other cast members include Damien Doepping, Patti Hovey, Kathyrn Kohut, Cory Lee, and Jon Mclaren.

Director

Max McGuire is the director of this film and is known for his directional talent in 'Dating a Sociopath', 'Precious Things', 'Was I really kidnapped' and 'Rock n' Roll Christmas' among many others.

Max McGuire (Adrian Langley, IMDb)

Trailer

The official trailer is yet to be released, stay tuned for updates. You can watch a sneak peek of the Lifetime movie below.



 

Where to watch

Catch the holiday movie 'Mistletoe & Menorahs', premiering on December 7, 2019, at 6/5c as part of It's A Wonderful Lifetime.

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