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  • Ḥolmim u-magshimim Dreamers and builders / Catalog Record Only

    Compilation of silent film footage previously thought lost documenting the history of Palestine in the 1920s. Concentrates on the contributions of the Jewish pioneers who helped build the Zionist dream. Includes footage from Return to Zion, Rebirth of a new Palestine, Romance of Palestine, Marot Haʻaretz, and Dream of my people.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • 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 1 deals with the mounting pressure for a Jewish state following the discovery of the Holocaust. It moves on through post war reconstruction and then to the early Zionist fight for independence in Palestine. Israel declares itself a state, and the U.S. recognizes it in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
  • Palestinian costumes and embroidery a precious legacy / Catalog Record Only

    A presentation of 19th and early 20th century Palestinian costume with closeups of the embroidery of each area.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
  • Unsettled land / Catalog Record Only

    PA576-796 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR and REG unknown] PUB 13Jan89; PA576-796. Copyright notice on film: Hemdale Film Corporation ; 1987. The motion picture guide, 1988 annual, p. 75 lists title as Dreamers and an alternative title as Once we were dreamers. Executive producer, Ben Elkerbout ; director of photography, Amnon Salomon ; editor, Tova Asher ; music composed by Misha Segal. Kelly ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
  • Weizmann / Catalog Record Only

    Chaim Weizmann, born in 1874 in Russia, became the first president of Israel in 1948. He was at the center of the crucial events leading to the creation of the State of Israel. This documentary covers Weizmann's youth and his involvement in the Zionist movement during the time of the Balfour Declaration, the British Mandate, the Peel Commission, and the 1939 White Paper. Conflicts ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1992
  • Displaced the bad boys of the Exodus = ha-Ḥol ṿeha-yam / Catalog Record Only

    The Bad Boys of the Exodus is the filmed account of a formidable intimacy, carefully built, between these two solitary "heroes" who played a significant role in the creation of the State of Israel. On 11 July 1947, the EXODUS 1947, a worn out boat sold as scrap, sailed from a little port in the South of France with 4,515 'Displaced Jewish Refugees' on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Tragedy in the Holy Land the second uprising /

    A look at the political struggle between Israelis & the Palestinians in the Holy Land, focusing especially on its possible relation to the history of Palestine.

    • Contributor: Mueler, Dennis - Mpi Home Video (Firm)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Collecting stories from exile Chicago Palestinians remember 1948 / Catalog Record Only

    Documents the experiences of Chicago-area Palestinians who survived the Arab-Israeli 1948 War. Interviewees describe their daily lives prior to the war, their experiences of fleeing and finding refuge, and their lives now as exiles living in the United States.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • 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
  • Yoom ilak, Yoom aleik heritage, eviction, hope : Palestinian refugees from Jerusalem, 1948 / Catalog Record Only

    Covers the events in Jerusalem and the major villages to the south and west in the period between the 1947 UN Partition Resolution and the first truce between the Arab and Israel armed forces in June 1948. The film challenges the major myths surrounding the war of 1948 that resulted in Israeli statehood and Palestinian exile.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • Explorers of the Holy Land in the 19th century / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary gives brief descriptions of some of the explorers and researchers of the Holy Land, including Henry Baker Tristam, Johann Burkhardt, Edward Robinson, and Charles Wilson, and details their influences on 19th century civilization.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1985
  • Jerusalem 1948, Yoom ilak, Yoom aleik heritage, eviction, hope : Palestinian refugees from Jerusalem, 1948 /

    Covers the events in Jerusalem and the major villages to the south and west in the period between the 1947 UN Partition Resolution and the first truce between the Arab and Israel armed forces in June 1948. The film challenges the major myths surrounding the war of 1948 that resulted in Israeli statehood and Palestinian exile.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Ohry, Benjamin - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010