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    Leon Blum for all mankind : a documentary / Catalog Record Only

    This powerful documentary tells the story of a prominent French leader--a Jew who at different times was prime minister of France (1936-1937) and a prisoner in the Buchenwald concentration camp. Blum devoted his life to improving the well-being of French workers and was an early champion of women's rights. In 1936, he became prime minister; during his time in office, he led the Popular ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    London pinat Ben Yehudah Yaron London meḥapeś et ha-ʻIvrit / Catalog Record Only

    In this six-episode series Yaron London deals with the Hebrew language. While Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, who revived Hebrew as a modern language, is credited with creating one of history's most impressive linguistic revolutions, London laments the state of disrepair that he thinks the language is sliding into. At times, his anguish is palpable. He stands by and watches as semi-globalized high-tech executives mangle the Hebrew ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Meragel ha-shampanyah The champagne spy / Catalog Record Only

    "Oded Gur-Arie was born in Israel, and as he was growing up in the 1960's, his father would frequently go away on business trips for weeks on end, with little warning of when he would be coming or going ... [when] Ze'ev Gur-Arie moved to Paris with his wife and son ... he told young Oded what he did for a living -- he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Leh grand ʻaḳshan Sipur she-matḥil bi-sefinah she-ṭavʻah / Catalog Record Only

    The true story of Grisha Starosta, a Jewish refugee during World War II (and the great-grandfather of filmmaker Ron Goldman). He journeyed twice to the land of Israel. First as a young pioneer, an ardent Zionist in search of a dream. The second time, as a middle class businessman determined to save his wife and two daughters from the horrors of the Second World ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
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    Ḥalom shel idyoṭ A fool's dream / Catalog Record Only

    Presents the life and ambitions of artist Lev Syrkin through the eyes of the filmmaker, his son Daniel. In 1972, Syrkin left an illustrious career in the USSR to move his family to Israel, losing his fame. Daniel attempts to understand his father's idealism, and also to aid his father in a lifelong ambition, to create a huge mosaic in the heart of Jerusalem ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    ʻOfot ha-ḥol Phoenixes / Catalog Record Only

    "Phoenixes tells the profound and moving stories of seven Shoah survivors who have played a significant role in the development of Israeli society. The contributions of the survivors to modern Israel are invaluable: Israel would not look, sound, taste and feel the way it does without their work. The optimism in the stories of the survivors is palpable, and it provides fresh insight into ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Li-khetov kemo she-tsarikh = Writing as I should Catalog Record Only

    "In July 1998 director Lena Chaplin shot a film on writer and critic Batya Gur for an Israeli television documentary program [i.e. the documentary series 'Uvda.'] The film was never broadcast. After her death, the film was edited and completed. A patchwork of interviews with Batya Gur and intimate encounters with her family and close friends reveals not only the fundamentals of her literature ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    A treasure in Auschwitz / Catalog Record Only

    A young Israeli, Yariv Nornberg, is captivated by the story of buried Jewish artifacts in the Polish town of Oswiecim, next to the infamous Auschwitz extermination camp. He organizes an archaeological excavation to unearth the treasure.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Eye witness, 60 years ʻEd reʼiyah, 60 shanah / Catalog Record Only

    Israel, as envisioned through the lens of the internationally acclaimed photographer David Rubinger, the laureate of the Israeli Award for Photography. Rubinger began his career in 1947 and has since documented famous leaders and exciting characters, witnessing the dramatic events that occurred in Israel over the past 60 years. In the film, Rubinger travels back to the places and people he photographed over the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Siyur mudrakh ba-Ḥevron Catalog Record Only

    Israeli soldiers discuss the treatment they were ordered to carry out against Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    The underground in the tunnel of time ha-Maḥtarot be-minheret ha-zeman / Catalog Record Only

    DVD. NTSC. Written and directed by Benjamin Ohry ; produced by S. Y. Production, Bitton Yehuda In Hebrew with English subtitles. Received: 9/24/2013 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection. המחתרות במנהרת הזמן / סרטו של בני עורי.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010