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    Jubanos The Jews of Cuba /
    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 ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    The fire within Jews in the Amazonian rainforest /
    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 ...
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    León reencuentro Leon, re-encounter /
    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.
    • Date: 2006
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    Toledo, el secreto oculto Toledo, the hidden secret
    Toledo, the hidden secret Catalog Record Only
    Exploration of the history, culture, music, and life of Jews in Toledo, Spain.
    • Contributor: Matityahu, Margalit - Matitiahu, Jack - Prima Luz Films - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008