Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Yolande, The Egyptian Woman Who Spied For Israel

July 21, 2015
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The Egyptian Woman Who Spied For Israel

Gone are the days, it seems, when one could get recruited for espionage at a cocktail party. (Or maybe we’re just going to the wrong parties.) But that’s what happened to Yolande Harmer, an Egyptian Jewish spy for the Haganah, the precursor to the Israeli Defense Forces, whose intelligence became…

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The Penniless Immigrant Behind a Hot Dog Empire

July 17, 2015
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The Penniless Immigrant Behind a Hot Dog Empire

Coney Island is famous for its seashores, sideshows, and salty breezes. But, of course, it’s…

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The Amy Winehouse Tracks No One Will Ever Hear

July 8, 2015
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The Amy Winehouse Tracks No One Will Ever Hear

The new documentary Amy offers a heartbreaking look at the rise and fall of an…

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Bawdy and Blonde, the Outrageous Sophie Tucker

July 6, 2015
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Bawdy and Blonde, the Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Long before Lady Gaga was pulling down her…

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The Only Leonard Nimoy Documentary You’ll Ever Need to Fund

June 29, 2015
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The Only Leonard Nimoy Documentary You'll Ever Need

Did you know that Spock’s Vulcan salute was…

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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

June 18, 2015
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The Little-Known History of Ecuadorian Jews

Every immigration has its adjustments, but for the…

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The Israeli-American Obsessed With Lying

June 4, 2015
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“The bigger brain, the larger the capacity to…

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Gay & Arab in Tel Aviv

June 3, 2015
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On Being Gay & Arab in Tel Aviv

“Gay Israelis say, ‘You don’t feel accepted here?…

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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

May 27, 2015
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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

Every year, a group of Buchenwald concentration camp…

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Watch Emma Goldman’s Radical Life, 75 Years After Her Death

May 13, 2015
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Honor Emma Goldman and the 75th anniversary of…

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Exposing The Secrets Behind Nazi Propaganda Films

May 12, 2015
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Nazi Films in Theaters -- for Free!

Under the Third Reich, a staggering 1,200 feature…

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Before Nepal, Israelis Turned to Indian Surrogates

May 4, 2015
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Before Nepal, Israeli Surrogacy Turned to India

Before the Nepalese earthquake shed light on the…

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