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  • An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.

    • Contributor: An Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013-06-25
  • " If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley

    videorecording | videorecording; 74 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). December 1, 2009 (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Moloney, Mick
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009
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    Flory Jagoda oral history interview conducted by Howard Bass, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Flory Jagoda tells her life story. Born in Sarajevo, she discusses her upbringing in Bosnia, keeping her family's Jewish traditions in Ladino while speaking Serbo-Croatian in school, remembering the culture of the Sephardim in the Balkans, her family, her grandmother; Jews escaping Bosnia and the Germans during World War II; her life as a refugee on the island of Korčula and in Bari, Italy; ...

    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda

    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.

    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-20
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    Aviv be-Erets Yiśraʼel : film be-arbaʻ ḥalaḳim / Catalog Record Only

    Originally produced in 1928 under the title Frühling in Palästina with German captions, by Ḳeren ha-yesod and Ḳeren Ḳayemet le-Yiśraʼel. Cinematograher,Y. Ben Dov, photograhed Israel in 1929 ; translation of the German version, Natan Gros; directors, Yosef Ben Oz, Yaʻaḳov Ben Dov; editing, Vili Prager, Ets Makaner; music, Eli Aharoni. viewing copy; Received: 04/02/2009 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; gift ; LC Collection. Captions ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Shuv zoraḥat shemesh / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Holocaust survivors in Poland in the years 1946-1949 based on the films of Nathan Gross and Shaul Goskind. Shows the efforts of the Zionist movements, the Joint Jewish Distribution Committee and the Polish government to revive Jewish communal and cultural life. Includes rare footage of the uncovering of Emanuel Ringelblum's journal under the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto in which he ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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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 third one is on it's [sic] way Catalog Record Only

    An Argentinian journalist investigates the 1992 and 1994 bombings of the Israeli Embassy and Jewish Community building in Buenos Aires.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    History's ultimate nomads. Portugal Catalog Record Only

    "What were the status, the size and the importance of the Jewish community in the kingdom of Portugal? What role did they play in its social and economic structure? What was the political manoeuvre that led to their downfall and how did the situation differ from the one in Spain? How were the New Christians perceived and treated by the Inquisition tribunal in Portugal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    A home on the range the Jewish chicken ranchers of Petaluma / Catalog Record Only

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Toledo, el secreto oculto Toledo, the hidden secret / Catalog Record Only

    Exploration of the history, culture, music, and life of Jews in Toledo, Spain.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    History's ultimate nomads. Catalog Record Only

    "Why were the Jews expelled from Spain and how did they become taboo? What remained of the Jews in the collective Spanish memory and what is being done today to change the perspective on the Jews? In this visual journey through Jewish Spain, we recall the drama of 500 years ago through the lens of present-day Spain, its sights, sounds and people."--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    The Jewish Americans Catalog Record Only

    Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    The Jews and the longest kiss in history Catalog Record Only

    "Where the Blue and the White Nile meet is known as the longest kiss in history. This is where the story of the Jews in the Sudan starts with eight Jewish families living under Egyptian-Turkish rule before 1880. ... The film chronicles life under the Mahdi, the effect of British imperialism on the community and the eventual exile and deliberate obliteration of all signs ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Delta Jews : Jews in the land of the blues / Catalog Record Only

    For over a century, the Mississippi Delta has been home to a thriving Jewish community. Through the eyes of the few who remain, this video traces the history of the community and its relationship to its white Christian and black neighbors. We meet families who as merchants and farmers have taken on many characteristic speech patterns and social attitudes, yet maintained their traditions, even ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001
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    History's ultimate nomads. Brazil Catalog Record Only

    "As the power and pressure of the Inquisition grew in Portugal, the newly discovered land of Brazil became a favourite destination for Jewish converts to Catholicism, far from the Inquisition. What role did the New Christians play in the Portuguese colonization of Brazil? How did the Dutch invasion and rule of northeast Brazil influence this Crypto-Jewish community and how did it lead to the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Eretz Amazônia : os Judeus na Amazônia / Catalog Record Only

    DVD (NTSC, All regions) Title from container. Based on the book by Samuel Benchimol. Director of photography, Jacob Serruya ; editor, Cristina Motta. Received: 2010-11-10 from Rio de Janeiro OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

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

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

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
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    Keepers of the faith : Canadian Chasidim / Catalog Record Only

    Filmed in diverse Chasidic centers, including Montreal, New York, Vancouver, and Bangkok. Presents a depiction of modern Chasidism by focusing on three families and offering both male and female perspectives. Archival footage of the "original rebels of Judaism" shows the journey out of the 18th-century shtetls to the modern day. The Chasidic way of life, including rituals, kosher guidelines, education, dating, and marriage, is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Jews of Iran a documentary / Catalog Record Only

    Documentary on the Jewish community in Iran. Interviews with several Iranian Jews reveal the discrimination that the Jewish community has faced as well as the positive aspects of life in Iran.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    The courageous heart of Irena Sendler / Catalog Record Only

    As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    The life of Frank Iny : a granddaughter's journey / Catalog Record Only

    Biography of Frank Iny, Iraqi-Jewish businessman and philanthropist, who journeyed from Bagdad to India, Belgium, Berlin, Israel and New York. Takes chronological approach and utilizes interviews with family members and friends. Covers his establishment of businesses in India and Belgium, receiving honors from Belgium government, escaping Hitler at beginning of World War II, and creating a school in Iraq that stayed open until mid-1970's. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
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    Caminhos da memória a trajetória dos judeus em Portugal / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary on present day Jewish families in northeastern Brazil descended from Jews who converted to Catholicism to save their lives during the Inquisition and in many cases preserved Jewish rituals under the guise of Catholicism.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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    Refusenik Catalog Record Only

    A documentary film about refuseniks, Soviet Jews who sought to emigrate from the Soviet Union to Israel. Focuses especially on the political activism efforts of the movement, both in the Soviet Union and abroad.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    Welcome in Vienna Catalog Record Only

    "Freddy Wolff, a youn Viennese Jew who had escaped to New York, and Adler, a left-wing Jewish intellectual from Berlin, return to Europe as American soldiers in 1944. When the war ends, Freddy and Adler are posted in Vienna. The advent of Cold War compromises and pervasive antisemitism shatter the idealism of both men as Freddy falls in love with the daughter of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007