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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The hangman Catalog Record Only

    "Shalom Nagar is a Yemeni Jew living in Israel and working as a ritual butcher who blesses both the animal and the customer. Turns out as a young man, he was also the prison guard of Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi chief who organized the transportation of Jews to the camps. For six months Nagar stayed in the same cell, even tasting Eichmann's food to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness. Catalog Record Only

    Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 2 begins with the proclamation of Israeli statehood on May 14, 1948, and shows the resulting hostilities with Israel's Arab neighbors and the initial peace process. The program concludes by looking at the rise in immigration and the expansion of the State of Israel in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Akthar min raʼy. al-Insiḥāb al-Isrāʼīlī min al-Janūb al-Lubnānī / Catalog Record Only

    A weekly program in which guests debate the most newsworthy issue of the week. Discussed in this episode: Arab-Israeli conflict; Lebanon; Israeli withdrawal.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • A question of identity Sheʼelah shel zehut / Catalog Record Only

    Hebrew with English subtitles. Received: 10/5/2011 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Ḥasidut = Hasidism / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary presents the story of the Hasidic movement.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1980
  • Mafriaḥ ha-yonim = Muṭir al-ḥamam.

    • Contributor: Amir, Eli - Dayan, Nisim
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Kalevet Rabies / Catalog Record Only

    Produced by Chilik Michaeli, Avraham Pirchi, Tami Leon, Julia Shifter. Associate producers: Shraga Bar, Yafit and Eyal Tassa, and Hinoma Motors- Luxury Cars. Written and directed by Navot Papushado and Aharon Keshales. Lior Ashkenazi, Ania Bukstein, Danny Geva, Yael Grobglas. Received: 5/7/2012 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Kemo me-ʻolam raḥoḳ--maḥzor ḥaye adam. Niśuʼin = Worlds apart--the cycle of human life. Marriage / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary explores the marriage customs and rites of the Jews of Yemen, Kurdistan and Libya and how they have adapted them since becoming members of Israeli society.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
  • Flying with the birds / Catalog Record Only

    Millions of birds migrate through Israel every year on their way to Africa and Europe. For the Israeli Air Force (IAF), these birds can present a tremendous danger. The IAF takes various steps to remedy this problem.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
  • Under your wing the journal of young Moshe / Catalog Record Only

    In English and Hebrew with English subtitles. Source used: label on DVD. Received: 8/1/2008 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; LC exchange; LC Collection; viewing copy.

    • Contributor: Merkaz Le Limude Ha Shoah ʻAl Shem Ebels Ra
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
  • Fence, wall, border Catalog Record Only

    Documentary concerning the Israeli security barrier being built between Israel and Palestine.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Say Amen! Catalog Record Only

    Filmmaker David Deri reveals his homosexuality to his extended family, a close-knit group of small-town Israeli Jews.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Kemo me-ʻolam raḥoḳ--maḥzor ḥaye adam. Ledah = Worlds apart--the cycle of human life. Birth / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary explores birth customs as practiced by the Jews of Yemen, Kurdistan and Libya and how they have adapted them since becoming members of Israeli society.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978
  • Ṭarab Tarab = xxxx / Catalog Record Only

    "[A] compelling and in-depth documentary film about our cultural identities. It provides a wealth of fascinating material dealing with issues of Arab culture, music and Umm Kulthum, combined with the story of refuseniks from the Former Soviet Union. The film takes us on a journey and provides a cultural dialogue and encounter between the renowned author, Eli Amir (Scapegoat), and the filmmaker, Boris Maftsir, ...

    • Contributor: Maftsir, Boris - Zvakbenkel, Lilia - Shefi, Tsevi - Ali, Amir - Ḳeren Ḥa-Ḥadashah Le-ḲolnoʻA Ule-Ṭeleṿizyah - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • 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
  • Yeme ha-noʻar Días de juventud = Days of youth / Catalog Record Only

    Sheds light upon the HaShomer Ha'Tsair movement and unveils a little known chapter in the history of Mexican Judaism and its role in the creation of the State of Israel.

    • Contributor: Roy, Pascal - Cohen, Leonardo - Angulo Paolillo, Eduardo - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • From temple to synagogue Catalog Record Only

    Describes how Jewish religion refocused on the institution of the synagogue and recentered in Galilee after the disappearance of the Temple. Concentrates on the evidence from the architecture of the synagogues, covering the period from 200 B.C. to A.D. 200.

    • Contributor: Meyers, Eric M.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
  • ha-Ḳerav ha-aḥaron ʻal Deganyah Catalog Record Only

    The story of the first Kibbutz, Deganyah Alef, in the 21st century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Arava--the valley of pure sun / Catalog Record Only

    The Arava is an arid strip of desert, shared by Jordan and Israel, which begins at the southern end of the Dead Sea and extends to the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. This documentary highlights the achievements of Israeli communities in the Arava in harnessing the power of the sun for advanced agricultural development.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Ezer Mizion. Catalog Record Only

    Not viewed. Sources used: accompanying paperwork from African/Middle Eastern Acquisition Section; label on videocassette housing; OCLC record no. 182614125.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 200?
  • 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
  • Liʼor Narḳis be-Hekhal ha-tarbut Live Catalog Record Only

    viewing copy; Received: 2/14/2012 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase; LC Collection.

    • Contributor: Narḳis, LiʼOr.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010