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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
    • 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
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-20
  • " 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
  • 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
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    Song of a Jewish cowboy Catalog Record Only

    An unlikely mix of Yiddish and cowboy cultures. A descendant of the Petaluma, California chicken ranchers, he carries on the Yiddish and ranching traditions.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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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
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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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    Goodbye dear love / Catalog Record Only

    A personal journey about the search for identity and memory among Sephardic Jews with roots in Cuba. Anthropologist Ruth Behar returns to her native Cuba in search of the country's remaining Sephardic Jews and her family's ties to them. Presents a lyrical journey into Cuba's Jewish past and present-day that is filled with painful goodbyes and a belief in the possibility of return and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
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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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    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. 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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    Unzere ḳinder = ha-yiladim shelanu / Catalog Record Only

    Yiddish with Hebrew subtitles. Source used: label on DVD container. "The restored version was edited by Ya'akov Gross as part of a cooperation effort between: Israel Film Archive - Jerusalem Cinamatheque ; Archives du Film Centre National de la Cinematographie Bois d'Arcy ; Filmoteka Narodowa, Warsaw ; National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University." Director, Natan Gros; produced in 1949. Comedians, Shimʻon Dezigan and ...

    • 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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    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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    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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    Watermarks / Catalog Record Only

    Story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Vienna sports club Hakoah. Founded in 1909, the club grew into one of Europe's biggest athletic organizations and its women's swim team virtually dominated national competitions in the the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. It combines historical footage and contemporary interviews with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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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
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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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    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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    León reencuentro Leon, re-encounter / Catalog Record Only

    A reencounter with the medieval Jewish history of León, Spain, the remnants of the Jewish quarters of the city, and a discussion of philosopher and mystic Moshe de León.

    • 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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    The fire within Jews in the Amazonian rainforest / Catalog Record Only

    "Focuses on the Jewish community of Iquitos, an isolated Peruvian city in the Amazon jungle of South America. Jewish men first came to Iquitos during the rubber boom in the late 19th century, married Amazonian women and raised families, while creating their own syncretic Jewish tradition. The camera recreates this story through the life experience of various Jewish 'mestizos' from Iquitos, descendants of those ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    No full stop Catalog Record Only

    "Israeli journalist Shlomo Slutzky returns home to Argentina to cover the trial of General Menendez, charged with murder during the 1970s dictatorship. The professional reporting assignment for Israeli television soon leads Shlomo on a personal journey through Argentina, Spain and Israel, re-tracing the footsteps of his old friends from the Jewish movement, friends who chose to join the guerilla forces[.] ... Many of these ...

    • 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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    Jubanos The Jews of Cuba / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; 16x9 letterbox; Dolby digital 2.0. In Spanish with English subtitles. Editor, Milos S. Silber ; original music, Benjamin Julia. Originally produced in 2009. Cuba is known for its revolutionary leaders, communism, cigars, and 50's cars. However, religion does not define this small island. When the Cuban Revolution hit in 1961, religion was banned, leaving the Cuban Jewish Community struggling to sustain itself for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010