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    ha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street
    הבית ברחוב בצלאל the House on Bezalel street / | 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.
    • Contributor: Tocatly, Gilad - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - LC Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
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    Rashut ha-zikaron
    רשות הזכרון / | Permission to remember Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Moshe Margalit was born in Ludmir, Ukraine. He was 9 -years-old when World War II started. Stepan Veremchuk currently lives in Ludmir. He was 8-years-old when the war started. Veremchuk was honored by Yad Vashem as a "Righteous Gentile" for rescuing 50 Jews from Ludmir, but Margalit was convinced that Veremchuk never saved any Jews. Now he, along with other Holocaust survivors, will wage...
    • Contributor: Margalit, Moshe - Veremchuk, Stepan - Zaretzky, Yael Kipper - Zaretzky, Ronen - Shaviṭ, Yaʻel. - Amir, Assaf - Ḳimḥi, ʻoded - Yanko, Bat Sheva - Salomon, Sara - Ḳeren Ḥa-Ḥadashah Le-Ḳolnoʻa Ule-Ṭeleṿizyah - Noga Communications - Channel 8 (Television Station : Israel) - Ḳeren Maḳor Le-Sirṭe Ḳolnoʻa Ṿe-Ṭelevizyah - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2003
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    Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness.
    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 3 begins with an isolated Israel where terrorist infiltration and murder have become routine. Israel allies with Great Britain and France in the Sinai campaign which receives criticism from other countries. Former Nazi Adolf Eichmann is abducted and brought to trial in Israel. Egyptian leader Nasser...
    • Date: 1993
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    Ancient roots--archaeological exploration in Israel /
    Archaeological exploration in Israel Catalog Record Only
    Presents seven spots on archaeological exploration and research and delves into the heart of the Jewish and Christian history of the Holy Land. Archaeological finds examined include the discovery and restoration of a 2,000 year-old boat from the Galilee that Jesus or his disciples may have used, the site believed to be the tomb of Jesus and the 1,700 year-old secret caves of Bar...
    • Date: 1987
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    Faithful and fortified. Defense and intelligence / Catalog Record Only The inside story of the Rebbe's involvement in Israel's security, as told by its defense and government leaders.
    • Date: 2009
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    Pictures from an emergency routine / Catalog Record Only This documentary shows the effects of the Iraqi Scud missile attacks on Israel during the Persian Gulf War of 1991. People are trained how to use protective equipment, such as gas masks, including new immigrants arriving from the Soviet Union. Those whose homes are destroyed by the missiles describe their feelings and fears. Jerusalem and Tel Aviv shutdown at night while under threat of...
    • Date: 1991
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    Operation Solomon / Catalog Record Only This documentary relates the story of Operation Solomon, which brought a large portion of the Ethiopian Jewish community from Addis Ababa to Israel--15,000 people within a thirty-hour period. Interviews with Yitzhak Shamir, David Levy and Reuven Merchav are included.
    • Date: 1991
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    Mona Lisa of the Galilee / Catalog Record Only This documentary presents the discovery of a rare mosaic floor unearthed during archaeological excavations at Sepphoris, an important Jewish, Roman and early Christian city located near the Sea of Galilee. The richly designed mosaic includes both Greek and Hebrew inscriptions as well as the portrait of a woman, whose tranquil but arresting gaze earned her the title "Mona Lisa of the Galilee." The delicate...
    • Date: 1995
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    The new Middle East of Shimon Peres Catalog Record Only Political commercial against Shimon Peres to be used during the May 29, 1996 election campaign for prime minister of Israel.
    • Contributor: LC Exchange Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1996
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    Shalom Sesame. Adventures in Israel /
    Adventures in Israel Catalog Record Only
    Anneliese's adventures in Israel are almost over, but there are still so many sights to see before she goes. Meanwhile, Grover explores Israel his own way. Features Israeli performers Achinoam Nini and Mira Awad singing their famous song of peace, There must be another way.
    • Date: 2011
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    Voices in the Holy Land / Catalog Record Only This video surveys the ancient sites in Israel which are appropriate for concerts. The historical and archaeological sites featured hold religious significance for both Christianity and Judaism. The video includes performances by the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra.
    • Date: 1994
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    The wonder of Israel / Catalog Record Only This video is aimed at junior and senior high school students and covers such topics as the geography, history, government, people, lifestyles, and economy of Israel, and the search for peace.
    • Date: 1994
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    A moment in history : Jewish Agency Board of Governors, Jerusalem, February 1990 / Catalog Record Only Focuses on discussions about Soviet Jewish immigration to Israel held at the February 1990 meeting in Jerusalem of the Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors.
    • Date: 1990
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    A wife from my enemies / Catalog Record Only Profiles three marriages in Israel in which the husbands are Muslim and the wives are Jewish.
    • Date: 1991
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    It touches us all / Catalog Record Only This documentary focuses on environmental concerns in Israel, the steps taken to reverse environmental degradation and the personal responsibility of each person to do their share in protecting the earth.
    • Date: 1994
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    Biography. David & Goliath : a Biblical battle.
    Biography. | A&E biography. Catalog Record Only
    Profiling a giant of the Old Testament, the ancient Israelite King David, and his victory over the Philistine Goliath.
    • Date: 2002
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    Ahead of time, the extraordinary journey of Ruth Gruber Catalog Record Only Born in Brooklyn in 1911, Ruth Gruber became the youngest PhD in the world before going on to become an international foreign correspondent and photojournalist at age 24. She emerged as the eyes and conscience of the world. With her love of adventure, fearlessness and powerful intellect, Ruth defied tradition in an extraordinary career that has spanned more than seven decades. The first journalist...
    • Contributor: Richman, Bob - Oelbaum, Zeva - Reel Inheritance Films - National Center for Jewish Film - Pdd Productions (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Two nations, one belief in freedom / Catalog Record Only Commemorates 50th anniversary of founding of the State of Israel and 50 years of U.S.-Israel friendship.
    • Date: 1998
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    Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness.
    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...
    • Date: 1993
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    Energy in Israel / Catalog Record Only Israel is a country with sparse natural resources. This documentary examines advancements in conventional and alternative energy sources being developed in Israel. It places particular emphasis on the efforts Israel is making to maintain the fragile ecological balance of the country while pursuing viable energy sources for the 21st century.
    • Date: 1990
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    Impressions. Catalog Record Only Shows the rugged Israeli landscape from the air and examines the highlights of Israel's cities.
    • Contributor: Eldad, Ilan - Ephrati, Yigael - Altman, Shmuel - Israel. Sherut Ha-Seraṭim Ha-Yiśreʼeli - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2000
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    Sea of dreams / Catalog Record Only This documentary focuses on the Sea of Galilee and its surroundings from historical, geographical and life-sustaining perspectives and concentrates on the area as the place where Judaism and Christianity flourished.
    • Date: 1990
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    Operation Wedding Catalog Record Only Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents plots to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death. 45 years later, filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov reveals the compelling story of her parents, "heroes" in the West, "terrorists" in Russia. It started as a fantasy; under the disguise...
    • Contributor: Zalmanson-Kuznetsov, Anat - Klein, Sasha - Kuznetsov, Edward - Zalmanson, Sylva - Trekteris, Guntis - Israel. Rashut Ha-Shidur - Go2films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    The long past lives / Catalog Record Only This documentary offers an inspiring tour of Christian holy places in Israel, exploring the waters where Jesus preached on the Sea of Galilee, Jesus' birthplace in Bethlehem and tracing Jesus' steps along the Via Dolorosa.
    • Contributor: Israel. Miśrad Ha-Tayarut - Israel. Shagrirut (U.S.) - Embassy of Israel Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1991
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    Industry in Israel / Catalog Record Only This documentary presents a brief look at the high quality and competitiveness of Israeli industry in today's global economy. It features interviews with executives from major multinational corporations, details Israeli industry's strides in the fields of software development and robotics and highlights its success in applying military technology to civilian uses.
    • Date: 1993