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    ha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A short movie, presenting the history of a Schatz family, from the creation of the school of Bezalel, by the father of the family, Boris Schatz, till the days of the second generation, Zahara, Louise and Bezalel. The movie was initiated by The Schatz house.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Ha-meshoṭeṭ The wanderer / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    "Isaac, is a young yeshiva student, an only child to born-again orthodox parents. Trapped in a failing body, Isaac finds refuge in wandering. Tormented by his newfound infertility, Isaac looks for answers in his father's dubious past. Wandering through the backstreets of the city, he seeks deliverance"

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    The golden cage Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four thousand Circassians, exiled from Eastern Europe, live in Israel today. Concentrated in two villages around the Golan Heights, jealously safeguarding their unique traditions, this small ethnic community is facing serious challenges to its identity. Their story is seen through the eyes of a single young man, and a single young woman as they try to fulfill their family's expectations: to marry and raise ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Ha-aretz hamuvtachat / Catalog Record Only

    A group of young unwitting Estonian girls are smuggled through Egypt to be auctioned off as prostitutes in Israel. The promised land is not a place of milk and honey, but is instead sordid, anonymous, and surreal. The girls are hustled and moved around like cattle, stripped of their individuality and sent out to pay their way. But in this dehumanizing world, there are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Serugim. Catalog Record Only

    First season of the television series about a group of single, Israeli Modern Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Mabul Catalog Record Only

    Everything is complicated in Yoni's life. He's almost 13, real gifted, but physically undeveloped and struggles daily to grow up before his threatening up-coming Bar Mitzva; He sells homework in order to secretly buy a body building wonder powder, which so far does nothing, he stretches every night with heavy weight tied to his legs and screams with full force in front of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Storm of emotions the disengagement from the Gaza Strip, the story of brothers in heart / Catalog Record Only

    "The 1982 peace agreement with Egypt obliged thousands of people to leave their homes in the Sinai desert. From the options they were given by the Israeli government, many chose "Gush Katif" in the Gaza Strip as their new home. To progress the peace process, the Israeli government ordered the evacuation of the Gaza Strip on August 2005. This decision created political and social ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    ha-Ḥipushit Catalog Record Only

    "Director Yishai Orian is married to Eliraz, but is in love with his old VW Beetle. Eliraz is about to give birth to their first child, and the soon-to-be mother is anxious to get rid of the old wreck, which she feels is unsuitable for the baby. As the argument heats up [about] whether to junk or invest in rehabilitating the Beetle, Yishai goes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    The Yard Catalog Record Only

    The yard, teeming with children, is an asphalt square amid tenements. "To the occasional onlooker, my childhood yard may appear like another shabby parking space in a Jerusalem ultra-orthodox neighborhood. To me, it is the first 'outside' I encountered, the landscape of the only home I have ever known. I have been living in this yard for thirty-four years. It continues to fascinate me ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Ai laiḳ Maiḳ sirṭo shel Piṭer Frai. Catalog Record Only

    The son of an American millionaire becomes the focus of an ambitious, Israeli mother looking to marry off her daughter. But, the daughter is already interested in a poor, kibbutznik who is serving in the Army.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Mi-ḳatseh le-ḳatseh Fringes, new adventures in Jewish living / Catalog Record Only

    "In this new documentary, Paula Weiman-Kelman tells three stories of spiritual innovation, focusing on young Jews in Israel, Canada and the US. These stories - vibrant, quirky, moving - are braided together, like the fringes of a tallit, to create an inspiring portrait of cutting-edge Judaism in the 21st century."--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
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    Bubah shel mishpaḥah shirim ḥadashim me-haṿe ha-mishpaḥah ha-datit. ha-Mishpaḥah sheli. Catalog Record Only

    In Hebrew. Received: 2012-06-04 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; viewing copy; gift; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Variations for piano for six hands Ṿariʼatsyot li-fesanter be-shesh yadayim / Catalog Record Only

    Received: 12/27/2011 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    The journey of Vaan Nguyen / Catalog Record Only

    Vaan Nguyen is an Israeli-born Vietnamese. Her father, Hoiami, was one of many boat-people who fled Vietnam after the fall of Saigon in 1975 and was given asylum in the Israel. The Nguyens raised five Hebrew-speaking daughters, eking out a living but always hoping to return home. Vaan herself feels alienated from Israeli society, tired of lifelong treatment as a racial curio. She aches ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Who shot my father? Mi ratsaḥ et aba? / Catalog Record Only

    In Maryland in 1973, the Air attaché to the Israeli Embassy in the United States, Colonel Joe Alon, was assassinated in his own driveway. A generation later, his family tries to throw light on the dark political background that makes the motive for this crime (and the identity of the killers) maddeningly obscure. Members of the FBI, the CIA, the Mossad, the U.S. Air ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Avi ha-hekhal Catalog Record Only

    Avi Haheikhal ("Master Builder") about Tel Aviv's central bus station, the camera lingers for long, hypnotic and exasperating moments on an ostensibly routine scene: An elderly couple is trying to enter a bathroom in the complex. The turnstile is coin-operated. The woman first drops in a one-shekel coin. The door does not react. She tries to push the iron teeth of the turnstile, but ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    ha-Ṭrilogyah ha-Uzbeḳit The Uzbek trilogy/ Catalog Record Only

    Three generations of men of Uzbek origin, a grandfather, father, and grandson, a their respective efforts to integrate into Israeli society. A look at the Bukhari identity of three men in the director's family. In an attempt to confront the shame he feels in his ethnicity, the director follows his immigrant father, an isolated figure, both in his family and in his adopted country. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Musar ha-shilumim Paying for justice / Catalog Record Only

    "Shot in Germany, The Netherlands, USA and Israel, this documentary deals with the situation of the Holocaust survivors in Israel and around the world. The Filmmakers follow the billions of dollars transferred from the German governments and other European governments as compensation for those who managed to live through the Nazi Terror. " -- Publisher's website.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Le-an atah rats? Daddy's girl / Catalog Record Only

    Received: 12/27/2011 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection. In Hebrew and English with Hebrew subtitles.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Menachem & Fred Catalog Record Only

    Follows the reunification of two Jewish brothers who took different paths after World War II.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Go in peace, rain Catalog Record Only

    The Film " Go in Peace, Rain " is a journey following the metamorphosis of one Jewish melody, an ancient prayer of parting from the rain - "Who Brings The Dew"- and following its many incarnations [throughout Europe and America] which bring it to its final dramatic stance- to be the anthem of the State of Israel"--Synopsis on Ruth Diskin Marketing & Distribution website.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Yotam Catalog Record Only

    "Sirṭe bogrim = Graduates films.". In Hebrew with Hebrew and English subtitles. Received: 11/7/2011 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; purchase; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Second parting Catalog Record Only

    The New Fund for Cinema and Television, the Second Authority for Television & Radio and Educational Television initiated a unique project: the production of six short documentary films dealing with the world of adolescents in Israel. These short movies express the feelings, problems and misgivings of teenagers from different sectors of Israeli society. Second separation", a touching emotional Yael Ronen Zaretsky Kiefer boarding school ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Greetings from Israel at 53 : Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres / Catalog Record Only

    No title appears on video; title from videocassette housing and box. Appearing: Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres. On videocassette housing and box: Israel Broadcast Service, Digital Generation Systems. These may or may not be production companies. In English. Sources used: videocassette housing and box. Received: 12/12/2001 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; viewing copy; exchange; Embassy of Israel Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
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    Home movie Catalog Record Only

    "The final chapter in the breakdown of the director's family - one of many who did not survive the trials of immigration. The last thing that prevents the family's collapse is a ground-level apartment in Jerusalem where they managed to strike some roots. When the father leaves as well, they are faced with a dilemma: should they [sublet] it or hold on to it ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012