• Collection
    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
    • Date: 2013-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
    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 - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-11-20
  • Film, Video
    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 ...
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    The life of Frank Iny : a granddaughter's journey /
    Granddaughter's journey | Story of Frank Iny Catalog Record Only
    Biography of Frank Iny, Iraqi-Jewish businessman and philanthropist, who journeyed from Bagdad to India, Belgium, Berlin, Israel and New York. Takes chronological approach and utilizes interviews with family members and friends. Covers his establishment of businesses in India and Belgium, receiving honors from Belgium government, escaping Hitler at beginning of World War II, and creating a school in Iraq that stayed open until mid-1970's. ...
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    The underground in the tunnel of time ha-Maḥtarot be-minheret ha-zeman /
    ‏The underground in the tunnel of time‏ ‏המחתרות במנהרת הזמן /‏ | 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)
    • 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
    Jud Sü€ /
    Jud Süss | Jew Süss | Jew Suess Catalog Record Only
    This notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama is based on the Nazi version of the novel of the same title by Lion Feuchtwanger, which is based on the real historical character of Josef Süss Oppenheimer who was a Jewish tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700s and was publicly executed in Stuttgart for manipulation of state funds.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Watermarks /
    Hakoah Lischot 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 ...
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Unzere ḳinder = ha-yiladim shelanu /
    אונזרע קינדער = הילדים שלנו / | ha-Yeladim 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 Dzigan and ...
    • Contributor: Gross, Natan - Dz'igan, Shimʻon - Shumacher, Israel - Gros, Yaʻaḳov. - Israel Film Archive - Sinemaṭeḳ Yerushalayim - National Center for Jewish Film - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    The third one is on it's [sic] way
    Third one is on its way | Shelishi be-derekh Catalog Record Only
    An Argentinian journalist investigates the 1992 and 1994 bombings of the Israeli Embassy and Jewish Community building in Buenos Aires.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Keepers of the faith : Canadian Chasidim /
    Canadian Chasidim Catalog Record Only
    Filmed in diverse Chasidic centers, including Montreal, New York, Vancouver, and Bangkok. Presents a depiction of modern Chasidism by focusing on three families and offering both male and female perspectives. Archival footage of the "original rebels of Judaism" shows the journey out of the 18th-century shtetls to the modern day. The Chasidic way of life, including rituals, kosher guidelines, education, dating, and marriage, is ...
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Eretz Amazônia : os Judeus na Amazônia / Catalog Record Only DVD (NTSC, All regions) Title from container. Based on the book by Samuel Benchimol. Director of photography, Jacob Serruya ; editor, Cristina Motta. Received: 2010-11-10 from Rio de Janeiro OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 2004
  • 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
  • Film, Video
    Desperate hours / Catalog Record Only Focuses on Turkey's role in rescuing Turkish and European Jews from Nazi persecution.
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    Aviv be-Erets Yiśraʼel : film be-arbaʻ ḥalaḳim /
    Frühling in Palästina 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 ...
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Esther's children / Catalog Record Only Chronicles the history of Jews in Iran from the "Book of Esther" to 1996, covering various periods in Iran's history, including the Achaemenian, Safavid, Qajar, and Pahlavi dynasties. The final third of the work concentrates on the contemporary state of Iranian Jews, both in Iran, and in exile. Provides a general view of Jewish Iranian life after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. Also includes ...
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    History's ultimate nomads. Brazil Catalog Record Only "As the power and pressure of the Inquisition grew in Portugal, the newly discovered land of Brazil became a favourite destination for Jewish converts to Catholicism, far from the Inquisition. What role did the New Christians play in the Portuguese colonization of Brazil? How did the Dutch invasion and rule of northeast Brazil influence this Crypto-Jewish community and how did it lead to the ...
    • Contributor: Kesslassi, Shaul - Halegua, Jaime - Brenman, Max - Breda, Daniel - Kaufman, Tânia Neumann - Oliveira, Luciano - Stichting Nefesh - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Beyond Words = Nesdělitelné
    Nesdělitelné Catalog Record Only
    On three nights in 1944 the greatest mass murders in the history of the Czech lands was committed. Almost 11,000 Czech Jews were killed in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. The documentary maker Helena Třeštíková recorded memories of the victims at Prague's Pinkas Synagogue; Beyond Words features a reading of the names of those who did not return from the camp and interviews with survivors. ...
    • Contributor: Třeštíková, Helena - Bondy, Ruth - Franková, Anita - Hyndráková, Anna - Brod, Toman - Česká Televize (Prague, Czech Republic) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    The Bombay Jews Catalog Record Only "The story of the events which led to the building of the "Gate of Mercy" the first Bene Israel synagogue in Bombay"--Container.
    • Contributor: Latkar, Rajesh - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    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
  • Film, Video
    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
    Jewish Steppe / Catalog Record Only Documents the history of a Jewish agrarian commune established on the Crimean steppe in the Soviet Union during the 1920s.
    • Date: 2001