Wisdom of the Pretzel (2002) (original Hebrew title: Hochmat HaBeygale) is an Israeli comedy film directed by Ilan Heitner. Wisdom of the Pretzel is a film adaptation of a best-selling Israeli novel.
The main character, Golan, is a 20 something year old student nearing the end of his college studies, and is having a hard time deciding about his future. He sees no point in getting a job, finding a wife or stopping the endless round of parties. After a blind date with his best friend's quirky sister, he begins to question his life. Golan then begins a personal journey that has him challenge everything he has ever believed, about himself, about love and about the nature of life in contemporary Israel.