Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and have your second life last twice as long as the first? Alice Sommer Herz, the subject of Malcolm Clarke’s Oscar-nominated short documentary The Lady in Number 6, knew something about that. Sommer Herz, a Jewish pianist and, until she passed away on Sunday…

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The New Film by The Man Who Brought You “Shoah”

February 6, 2014
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Last of the Unjust

In the 1970s, when Claude Lanzmann was collecting material for his masterpiece, Shoah, he conducted a…

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Why Do Jews Visit Concentration Camps? A New Film Weighs In.

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp site opened its doors…

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bergen-Belsen

January 17, 2014
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Alfred Hitchcock

In the mid-1940s, newsreel footage of the Allied liberation of…

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Everyone Wants to Go to Commie Camp

December 12, 2013
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commie-camp5

In the summer of 2012 conservative radio host…

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The Ghost Shtetl of Trochenbrod

December 6, 2013
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Lost-town

Once upon a time there was a shtetl named Trochenbrod. In…

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Etgar Keret’s “Shiva Tour”

November 25, 2013
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etgar-keret

When Etgar Keret was in the IDF, he…

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The Mousy Museum Lady Who Documented Nazi Crimes

November 8, 2013
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Rape-of-Europa

Earlier this week, Bavarian authorities confirmed that in 2012 a German…

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Will the Real Menachem Begin Please Stand Up?

October 18, 2013
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prime-min

Have you ever wished you could be a…

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“Sukkah City,” The Movie

September 18, 2013
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sukkah-ctiy2

After 3 years, Sukkah City—the sukkah-building competition that prompted hundreds of…

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Sleeping Through the Holocaust in Ukrainian Caves

May 22, 2013
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no-place-on-earth

When 5-year-old Sima Dodyk emerged from the cave where she…

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Israel’s Secret Army

May 21, 2013
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machal2

In 1948, on the eve of Israel’s independence, a…

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