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    Fights of nations
    Fight of nations
    Part 1: In "Mexico and Spain," a man dressed as a Mexican peasant spies on a happy young woman and her suitor, who wears a fancy Spanish, matador-style outfit. The woman dances for her companion, then the couple embrace and sit on a stone bench, holding hands. The jealous peasant rises from his hiding place to stab his rival, but the woman grabs his ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907
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    " 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
    • Date: 2009
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    Hear, O Israel: Yiddish-American Radio 1925-1955 videorecording | 1 videorecording; 57 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). October 14, 2009. (Date). Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Sapoznik, Henry
    • Date: 2009
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    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
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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.
    • Contributor: Kesslassi, Shaul - Recio Martin, José - Brenman, Max - Stichting Nefesh - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    Bet Naśi = The House of Nasi /
    House of Nasi | Beth Hatefutsoth--the House of Nasi Catalog Record Only
    This documentary traces the lives of the Nasi, a Marrano family of Portugal, throughout the 16th century. They fled the Inquisition and moved to Holland, where they re-established their business enterprises. Eventually they landed in the Ottoman Empire, which was more welcoming to Jews than European countries during this time period.
    • Date: 1980
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    Jewish cooking in America with Joan Nathan. Goodbye, Columbus--food for the Jewish celebration /
    Goodbye, Columbus--food for the Jewish celebration | Jewish cooking in America. Catalog Record Only
    In this program, Joan Nathan focuses on Jewish foods that can be picked up and eaten while socializing. She samples several of these foods with influences from Russia to the Middle East. Recipes include Elise Akouka's Egyptian stuffed grape leaves and Gary Danko's potato knishes. The television series uses food to explore Jewish culture and history in the United States.
    • Contributor: Nathan, Joan - Pinsky, Charles L. - Potthast, John T. - Statman, Andy - Maryland Public Television - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Nathan (Joan) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1998
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    Dead men's secrets. Tracking Nazi gold /
    Tracking Nazi gold Catalog Record Only
    Jewish prisoners lost everything--jewelry, savings, even their gold fillings. This program traces some of the millions of dollars that went missing following the war's end.
    • Date: 2004
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    Literature in early Judaism Catalog Record Only Focuses on the development of early Jewish literature from 200 B.C. to A.D. 200, showing the clash of cultures confronting Judaism as it tried to be true to ancient traditions yet alive to the advances of Hellenistic culture.
    • Contributor: Charlesworth, James H.
    • Date: 1983
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    Jewish cooking in America with Joan Nathan. Immigrant stories /
    Immigrant stories Catalog Record Only
    Rose Zawid and her husband Jack survived the Holocaust in Poland. Eventually, they ran a highly popular kosher boarding house in Atlantic City, playing host to Jewish families and celebrities. Rose focused on the cooking and Jack saw to the guest accommodations. Some fifty years later, the business has evolved into a catering concern and Rose still focuses on the cooking. She shows Joan ...
    • Contributor: Nathan, Joan - Pinsky, Charles L. - Statman, Andy - Zawid, Rose - Gilkis, Ella - Maryland Public Television - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Nathan (Joan) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
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    Jewish cooking in America with Joan Nathan. A couple in the kitchen /
    Couple in the kitchen Catalog Record Only
    Daniel Zwerdling is a national correspondent for NPR whose coverage has ranged from terrorism to food. His wife Barbara Rothschild is a therapist. At home, they not only cook together, but see their shared time in the kitchen as therapeutic. They team up to show Joan Nathan two revisionist versions of traditional recipes: a low-calorie whitefish salad and a healthy version of salade frissee.
    • Contributor: Nathan, Joan - Pinsky, Charles L. - Statman, Andy - Zwerdling, Daniel - Rothschild, Barbara - Maryland Public Television - Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) - Nathan (Joan) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
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    Shoshelet Shṿarts Schwartz dynasty /
    שושלת שוורץ Schwartz dynasty / | Schwartz dynasty | Shushelet Shṿarts
    This tragicomedy centers on two women of different generations with a common mission in life: to find space in a Jewish cemetery. Miriam Schwartz struggles for the right to be buried beside her husband, the former head of a religious council who commmitted suicide. Anna is a young Russian beauty who wants to fulfill her father's dying wish to be buried in the same ...
    • Date: 2005
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    ʻOferet yetsuḳah sereṭ merateḳ ʻim tsilumim nadirim bi-yoter, hitgalut Raḥel Imenu.
    עופרת יצוקה : סרט מרתק עם צילומים נדירים ביותר, התגלות רחל אמנו. Catalog Record Only
    In Hebrew. viewing copy; Received: 2/28/2012 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; gift; LC Collection.
    • Contributor: Rachel - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 200?
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    Birth of a community Jews & the Gold Rush /
    Jews & the Gold Rush | Jews and the Gold Rush Catalog Record Only
    This program relates the history of Jewish pioneers to California during the Gold Rush, outlining their reasons for coming, and their way of life once they arrived. The history of early Jewish settlements in San Francisco and Sacramento, and in Gold Rush mining communities is explored.
    • Date: 1996
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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 ...
    • Date: 2009
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    Echoes from the ancients /
    Israel, echoes from the ancients Catalog Record Only
    Shows significant discoveries made at archaeological site of first-century city of Yodefat (Jotapata). This city was overrun by Roman soldiers during first Jewish revolt and, unlike other towns such as Nazareth, never rebuilt. Without overlay of later settlements, findings at Yodefat reveal what life was like in Galilee 2,000 years ago. Excavation was joint venture between Israel Antiquities Authority and University of Rochester.
    • Date: 1998
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    Hitler, Stalin ... a Ja : ústní historie 20. století : rozhovor Hedy Margoliové-Kovályové, autorky knihy Na vlastní kůži (1973)
    Ústní historie 20. století | Hitler, Stalin and I Catalog Record Only
    Heda Margolius-Kovaly's fate is a story that sounds stranger than fiction. Heda Blochová was born in Prague into the Jewish family of the cofounder of the well-known Koh-i-noor factory. She married Rudolf Margolius, a lawyer. Soon after the wedding the young couple and the whole Margolius family were deported to the ghetto in Lodz. After spending a couple of years there, they were all ...
    • Contributor: Třeštíková, Helena - Margolius, Ivan - Kovály, Heda - Česká Televize (Prague, Czech Republic) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2001
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    Bene Israel bar mitzvah : Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998 : 2nd Heshvan 5759, Thane, Mumbai. Catalog Record Only Videorecordings of the Bar mitzvah ceremony of Yadon, son of Flora and Ezra Moses.
    • Contributor: Daniel, Samuel M. - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1998
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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.
    • Date: 2005
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    A Tapestry of Judaism--an historical portrait / Catalog Record Only Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: KUED 7, Salt Lake City, UT ; 1984. Narrated by Danny Kramer ; associate producer, Colleen Casto ; editor, Doug Walters. Funding for this program was provided, in part, by the Utah Endowment for the Humanities, Herbert I. and Else B. Michael Foundation, Charles Redd Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Richard McGillis, Joelle Spitzer, and Dan Siegel. Original ...
    • Date: 1984
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    Just like home Kemo ba-bayit
    Kemo ba-bayit Catalog Record Only
    "For the past ten years a loving couple have managed Moscow's Jewish Orphanage - home to children who were abused, neglected, and abandoned by the people closest to them. It takes a lot of patience but slowly, gradually, these children learn to regain their trust in humanity and secure a chance for a brighter future. This film offers a rare glimpse at life in ...
    • Contributor: Gentelev, Alexander - Klein, Sasha - Zinshtein, Maya - Gavrilin, V. (Valeriĭ) - Sms Productions - Reshet (Firm) - Gesher Film Fund - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Investigative reports. Blood money: Switzerland's Nazi gold /
    Blood money: Switzerland's Nazi gold Catalog Record Only
    Looks at how Jews used Swiss banks to hide their money from the Nazis, only to discover later that the money had disappeared. Examines how Hitler's regime and the Swiss banks collaborated to keep the German war machine running. Describes the efforts of Holocaust survivors and their families to reclaim their Swiss accounts.
    • Date: 1997
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    Jewish cooking in America with Joan Nathan. What is kosher? /
    What is kosher? | Jewish cooking in America. Catalog Record Only
    In this episode, Julia Child joins Joan Nathan for a trip to a New York supermarket to find out what's kosher, what's not and what's the difference. Nathan visits a fish market, a kosher butcher, and a rabbi, to further demystify what kosher means. She visits chef Jean-Louis Palladin who makes faux ham glazed corned beef and chef Marty Freed who makes pastrami lox. ...
    • Date: 1998
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    Schindler's list / Catalog Record Only PA659-866 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. & Amblin Entertainment, Inc. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1993; PUB 16Nov93; REG 1Feb94; PA659-866. Executive producer, Kathleen Kennedy ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film edited by Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams ; violin solos by Itzhak Perlman. Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall. Based on the novel ...
    • Date: 1993