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Short Film- The Funeral

Arnold Cowan is not a religious man. He doesn’t believe in any of that nonsense. Which is a bit of a problem because his son wants a proper bar mitzvah,

Kristallnacht’s lessons for today

Let us learn its lessons, not to avoid another Holocaust but to avoid a different disaster, the slow terrorization of Europe’s Jews into permanent fear, faced with the awful choice of abandoning their identity or fleeing.

Leonard Nimoy’s Mameloshn: A Yiddish Story

Leonard Nimoy speaks Yiddish. Learn more about Leonard (Leyb) Nimoy from his Jewish roots in Boston’s heymish West End neighborhood to his brief stint working with famous Yiddish theatre maven Maurice Schwartz in these video highlights from the Wexler Oral History Project’s interview with the man made famous by his role as Spock on Star Trek

Juliana Maio

In 1956, during the Suez Crisis, a young Juliana Maio and her family were kicked out of Egypt and forced to flee to France

A Jewish Heroine: Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber (97 years old), an award winning journalist, author and activist, recalls her personal involvement in some of the major moments that led to Partition and the Creation of Israel, including her time on the boat The Exodus (1947).

dzigan and schumacher

Comedy team that performed in Yiddish theaters, cabarets, and films. Shimen (Szymon) Dzigan (1905–1980) and Yisroel Shumacher (or Szumacher; 1908–1961) were both born in ?ód?.

Did the Exodus happen?

Does matter if the Jews were slaves in Egypt and whether the Exodus took place

Kristallnacht 75 Years Later

November 9th-10th marks the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Hannukah Video

Cartoonist Rutu Modan on her life

‘The Property talks about an Israeli young woman, Mika and about Regina, her grandmother. The two leave together from Israel to Poland, the country where Regina was born and which she was forced to leave due to the anti-Semitic persecution.

Jewish Food Icons – Pastrami on rye

One of oldest, most popular Jewish delicatessens in Los Angeles celebrates ! It’s a special day for one of the oldest and most popular Jewish delicatessens in Los Angeles.

Shabbat wit Jaquann & Luis

Jaquann & Luis never stop finding ways to squeeze a little something extra out of Jewish themes.

Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

Brooks has never participated in a biography before and requested that his friends not talk about him – until now -insightful

Dancing in Jaffa

How do you get Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children to put aside their differences and work together? World champion ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine has a dream: to see Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children dance together.

Kafka’s 130th Birthday

Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded by critics as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Kafka strongly influenced genres such as existentialism.

Pizza Bagel

What happens when a traditional Italian father prepares a Kosher dinner for his son’s Jewish girlfriend and mother?

The Rosenberg Diaries

The long-lost diaries of Alfred Rosenberg,a close confidant of Adolf Hitler and an architect of the Nazi genocide dubbed “The Final Solution.