A Jewish Heroine: Ruth Gruber

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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.

Hava Nagila (The Movie)

Reveals the power of one song to express and sustain identity, to transmit lessons across generations and to bridge cultural divides and connect us all on a universal level.

Dawn of the IDF

When Brad Pitt\’s character in the movie World War Z is tasked with saving the world from a zombie pandemic, he receives help from an unlikely source – the IDF

The Rabbi’s Cat

A graphic novel and animated movie, celebrates a lost Algerian-Jewish way of life and wonders what it means to live as a person of faith in a world that doesn’t share it.

Spielberg: A director’s life reflected in film

Excerpt from 60 mins Interview….
Stahl asked Spielberg how he dealt with such “anti-Semitic attacks.”
“I denied it,” he said.
“Denied what? That you were Jewish?” Stahl asked.
“… My Judaism,” Spielberg affirmed.