Posts Tagged ‘ documentaries ’

Exclusive Trailer for a Fabulous New Zionism Documentary

December 16, 2015
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Was Zionism a lifesaving ideology, or is it a form of colonialism, “oppressive because it is exclusive”? A wide range of Israelis and Palestinians ask versions of this question in what should be the next must-see documentary high school and college instructors teaching the Middle East use to introduce their…

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Finding Home But Risking Your Family, in Jerusalem

November 13, 2015
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P.S. Jerusalem

When filmmaker Danae Elon became pregnant with her third child in 2010, she decided to…

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The Bagel Bakers Union of the Lower East Side

October 23, 2015
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The Bagel Maker’s Union of the Lower East Side

A snapshot of turn-of-the-century Lower East Side reveals Jewish greenhorns peddling, hawking, and bargaining in…

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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

October 21, 2015
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Decoding the Torah=Decoding Life. Or Something.

A blurb for Torah Codes: End to Darkness…

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The Hilarious Making of “Wet Hot American Summer”

August 18, 2015
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The Hilarious Making of "Wet Hot American Summer"

  It’s hard to believe it’s been almost…

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The Jewish Visionary Behind a Southern Black School Movement

August 11, 2015
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The Jewish Visionary Behind Revolutionary Rural Black Schools

Julius Rosenwald might be the biggest American Jewish…

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A Rabbi (and Movie) for All Your Sexual Hangups

August 4, 2015
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A Rabbi (and Movie) for All Your Sexual Hangups

“You think a rabbi could teach you anything…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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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