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Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Up Close and Personal With a Traveling Moyl

July 15, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with a Traveling Moyl

Not every ritual circumciser, or moyl in Yiddish, starts out dreaming of performing brises all week. David Bolnick, a mohel living in the Seattle area, worked at Microsoft for many years before he quit to become a full time bris-giver. In the documentary Moyl, you can watch as Bolnick goes about his business—bringing new baby boys…

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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

July 9, 2014
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Single, Pregnant, and Rabbi

Julie Greenberg was a single lesbian in Reconstructionist rabbinical school in the eighties, and she was ready to…

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Jews: Not Funny Anymore

May 12, 2014
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when-jews

You want we should make you laugh? “Too late!” says When Jews Were Funny, a new…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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