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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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    High holy days Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Condensed version of the Jewish Holy day services at Temple Sinai Reform Jewish Congregation, Washangton, DC.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Films on-by Zochrot = Seraṭim shel-ʻal Zokhrot / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Zochrot ["Remembering"] is a group of Israeli citizens working to raise awareness of the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The seven tapes a documentary autobiography / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    A cinematic journey into the world of Yona Wallach, an Israeli poet, whose radical life and poetry ended with her death at an early age, leaving behind a myth and a trail of admirers. More than 25 years after her death, seven recorded tapes from her last interview, which were made with Helit Yeshurun, are discovered. In these tapes, Wallach confesses to her attraction ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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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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    ha-Yerushot sheli Two legacies / 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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    Shvitah Strike / Catalog Record Only

    "A chemicals factory in the south of Israel. A group of young workers tries to form a working union in the factory. They don't want more money, they just want to be treated like human beings. They want to be able to say 'us' instead of only 'I.' But the factory owner thinks differently. He will do just anything to prevent them from getting ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Hitgonenut ezrahit = Civil defense. Catalog Record Only

    A collection of segments concerning defense against chemical warfare, produced during the Persian Gulf War.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    WLCC catalog. Catalog Record Only

    Footage of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
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    Beruriah Catalog Record Only

    Bruriah and her husband Rabbi Meir lived in the 2nd century C.E., at which time the Rabbis declared "women are light-minded". Bruriah, a most learned and intelligent woman, mocked their statement. In order to prove their justification, Rabbi Meir sent one of his students to seduce her. Bruriah was seduced and when she discovered that it had been planned by her husband, she committed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Ketoim 12 / Catalog Record Only

    "Video highlights of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, and occurrences at the Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters in Crown Heights Brooklyn"--Copyright descriptive material.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Here I learned to love = Poh lamadeti le-ehov / Catalog Record Only

    "Standing near the Western Wall in Jerusalem Avner says: 'This is the moment when I claim victory over the Nazis.' Two brothers, three mothers, a saga shrouded in fog for almost six decades. The unique narrative of a voyage tracing the roots of a shadowy past, unclear and confusing, even to those involved. Brothers Avner and Itzik live in Israel. As toddlers, their lives ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Raging dove / Catalog Record Only

    Boxer Johar Abu Lashin is a Palestinian, born in Nazareth, who fought as an Israeli and lives in the United States. Because he fought as an Israeli, his compatriots called him a traitor. Because he is a Palestinian, he was ignored by the Israeli sports press and viewed with suspicion by Israeli fans. And because he is a foreigner, he received little or no ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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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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    Noʻah bat 17 = Noa at 17 / Catalog Record Only

    In 1951, Israel is going through an ideological crisis. The very future of the kibbutz is at stake. Noa, a 17-year-old, struggles for personal autonomy as an ideological debate over the future of kibbutz socialism tears her family apart. Should she finish high school or follow her youth movement friends to kibbutz? Will the labor movement of Israel follow Moscow blindly or turn its ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982
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    Yosi ṿe-G'ager Catalog Record Only

    A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolute outpost is guarded from attack.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Saḥḳanim / Catalog Record Only

    Music, Shmulik Noyfeld (Shmulik Neufeld ; cinematography, Avi Mussel ; editing, Noam Weisman ; art direction, Miki Zachar. Aki Avni, Menasheh Noi, Rami Hoiberger, Yaʻel Hadar, Shemuel Segel, Danah Modan, Ayala Asherov, Tali Atzmon, Orly Ben-Garti, Shirli Deshe, Yoav Hite, Nevo Kimchi. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Not viewed. Sources used: label on DVD; container;; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed August 15, 2013.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1995
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    Aḥoti ha-yafah Catalog Record Only

    The film is based on a modern Moroccan-Jewish legend and takes place in present-day Israel. It is a triple love story between the primitively superstitious Rahma, her rude husband Robert, and the ghost of Rahma's beautiful sister Mary who died from the pain of banishment, because she followed her heart and chose to live with an Arab man. Rahma and Robert's conscience will be ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Gam keshe-ʻenai peḳuḥot Catalog Record Only

    Gavriel Belhassan is the frontman and lead singer for a wildly successful Israeli pop group, Aljire (Algiers). But at the peak of the band's success and his own creative powers, he is laid low by a manic-depressive disorder. The film chronicles his struggles with mental illness, and shows him using his own talents and embarking on a deeper spiritual journey to come back from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Ḥatunatah shel Galyah / Catalog Record Only

    Nati, a sensitive 24 year old, decides to attend the wedding of his girlfriend Galia. His journey to her kibbutz is plagued with the psychological trauma of lost love and separation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1991
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    Im tirtsu : teʼur ha-mahapakh ha-emuni be-lel ha-beḥirot tash"... / Catalog Record Only

    In Hebrew. Source used: label on DVD. Director, Arik Zik; script, Eli Vaisbert; production, Moshe Alfi. viewing copy; Received: 8/8/2008 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; gift ; LC Collection.

    • Contributor: Likud (Political Party : Israel)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 199?
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    Neḥamah Consolation / Catalog Record Only

    Nechama wakes up one morning distraught and distracted with a premonition that this is the day that she is going to die. When she tells her husband about her premonition, he is sure that she is punishing him for an indiscretion that occurred many years before. But Nechama seems to be a woman who is sure of herself and she knows that today is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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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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    My beloved land / Catalog Record Only

    Israeli female vocalist Ruchama Raz performs a collection of Hebrew songs about Jerusalem. The music is heard over the backdrop of scenery of Jerusalem.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
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    Mortgage Catalog Record Only

    An impoverished couple resorts to drastic means in hopes of saving their apartment from foreclosure. Poignant hilarity ensues.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006