Maven's Jewish & Israeli Documentaries

The Best Documentaries with primarily Jewish and/or Israeli Themes. Recommended for both English Speaking Jews & non-Jews interested in the Traditions, History, Comedy, Arts and Culture of the Jewish People. Also see:

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1.
The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs (1999 Documentary)
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(300 mins.)
 
2.
The Jewish Americans (2008 Mini-Series)
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Acclaimed filmmaker David Grubin traces 350 years of Jewish American history, from the arrival of the first Jews in 1654 up to the present day... (360 mins.)
 
3.
One Day in September (1999 Documentary)
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The Palestinian terrorist group Black September holds Israeli athletes hostage at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich. (94 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
4.
A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1997 Documentary)
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Hasidic Jews seem alien, and even hostile, to those outside their culture,which frequently includes other Jews... (96 mins.)
 
5.
Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence (2007 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
Director: Andrew Goldberg
 
6.
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps. (285 mins.)
 
7.
Best Boy (1979 Documentary)
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In this documentary, the director follows the day-to-day activities of his retarded, middle-aged cousin Philly, over a three-year period. (111 mins.)
Director: Ira Wohl
 
8.
The War on Britain's Jews? (2007 Documentary)
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(50 mins.)
 
9.
Heritage: Civilization and the Jews (1984 TV Series)
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(540 mins.)
Stars: Abba Eban
 
10.
Hidden Heroes (1999 Documentary)
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Two Canadian women return to the Netherlands to recount the terrifying ordeal they experienced as children at the hands of the Nazis, and to connect with the individuals and families who risked their lives to save them. (50 mins.)
Director: Karen Pascal
 
11.
Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust (2004 Documentary)
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Menachem Daum, the son of holocaust survivors, and a New York Orthodox Jew worries that both of his sons...
 
12.
Hitler's Holocaust (2000 TV Series)
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Under the guidance of Simon Wiesenthal, documents the year-long process leading up to 'the Final Solution' using newly accessible Eastern European archives, first-hand eyewitness accounts and world renowned historians. (270 mins.)
 
13.
Hitler's Hidden Holocaust (2009 Documentary)
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14.
Hitler, Schindler and the Holocaust (1994 Documentary)
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Documentary describing the rise of Nazi Germany and the resultant Holocaust, with a focus on the lives of two Germans with vastly different attitudes and agendas, Oskar Schindler and Adolf Hitler. (90 mins.)
Director: Ted Newsom
 
15.
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004 Documentary)
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated. (92 mins.)
Director: Daniel Anker
 
16.
In Search of Peace (2001 Documentary)
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In Search of Peace: 1948-1967 chronicles Israel's first two decades, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict... (105 mins.)
Director: Richard Trank
 
17.
Israel: Birth of a Nation (1996 Documentary)
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Sir Martin Gilbert, author of over sixty books and the host of A&E's JERUSALEM, hosts this gripping account of Israel's difficult first years... (100 mins.)
 
18.
Israel in a Time of Terror (2002 Documentary)
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Terror bombing after terror bombing, day after day. Never has a nation had to endure such attacks. A... (48 mins.)
Director: Allen Estrin
 
19.
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites (2003 Documentary)
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In 586 B.C., the Babylonians lead almost all that remains of the tribe of Judah - the Israelites - to exile in Babylon... (220 mins.)
 
20.
Nazi America: A Secret History (2000 Documentary)
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A history of the Nazi movement in the United States. (92 mins.)
 
21.
Orthodox Stance (2007 Documentary)
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Dmitriy Salita is a Russian immigrant, professional boxer and a religious Jew. ORTHODOX STANCE portrays... (83 mins.)
Director: Jason Hutt
 
22.
Shayna Maidels: Orthodox Jewish Teenage Girls (1992 Documentary)
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Three teenage girls decide to become Orthodox Jewish against the wishes of their secular parents. In a twist on teenage rebellion...
Director: Lisa Kors
 
23.
A Separate Voice: Lives of the Traditional Orthodox and Chassidim (2000 Documentary)
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(55 mins.)
Director: Carla Blair
 
24.
Paper Clips (2004 Documentary)
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As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis. (82 mins.)
 
25.
Praying with Lior (2008 Documentary)
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Praying with Lior asks whether someone with Down syndrome can be a spiritual genius. Many believe Lior is close to God... (87 mins.)
Director: Ilana Trachtman
 
26.
Routes of Exile: A Moroccan Jewish Odyssey (1982 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Gene Rosow
Stars: Paul Frees
 
27.
Saved by Deportation (2007 Documentary)
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In 1940, a year before the Nazis started deporting Jews to death camps, Joseph Stalin ordered the deportation... (79 mins.)
 
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29.
From Auschwitz to Jerusalem (1998 Documentary)
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From Auschwitz to Jerusalem tells the story of Jewish children. Hidden children, often converted to... (51 mins.)
Director: Michel Mees
 
30.
Shanghai Ghetto (2002 Documentary)
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Stripped of possessions and rights, German and Eastern European Jews flee to an unlikely destination to avoid persecution from the Nazis. (95 mins.)
 
31.
Talmud (2007 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
 
32.
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (1998 Documentary)
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The history of the influence of Eastern European Jewish Emigre culture has had on Hollywood and the films created in its golden age. (98 mins.)
 
33.
The Last Days (1998 Documentary)
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In late 1944, even as they faced imminent defeat, the Nazis expended enormous resources to kill or deport... (87 mins.)
Director: James Moll
 
34.
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998 Documentary)
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The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues. (90 mins.)
Director: Aviva Kempner
 
35.
The Ritchie Boys (2004 Documentary)
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During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie... (90 mins.)
Director: Christian Bauer
 
36.
They Came for Good: A History of Jews in the USA (1997 Documentary)
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Comprehensive two-part PBS series that tells the fascinating true story of 250 years of Jewish immigration in America.
Director: Amram Nowak
 
38.
I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who became a Nazi hunter after surviving the Holocaust. (105 mins.)
Director: Richard Trank
 
39.
Simon Wiesenthal: Freedom Is Not a Gift from Heaven (1994 Documentary)
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Director: Willy Lindwer
 
40.
Genocide (1982 Documentary)
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A chilling, heartbreaking testament to the strength and suffering of the Jewish people and the courage and heroism of those who came to their aid... (90 mins.)
 
41.
Liberation (1994 Documentary)
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Liberation tells the dramatic story of the battle waged on two fronts during World War II - the Allied... (100 mins.)
 
42.
Ever Again (2006 Documentary)
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Ever Again examines the sweeping resurgence of antisemitism in 21st century Europe and its connection to global terrorism. (75 mins.)
Director: Richard Trank
 
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44.
The Danish Solution: The Rescue of the Jews in Denmark (2003 Documentary)
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Filmmakers Karen Cantor and Camilla Kjaerilff team to reveal how the Jews of Denmark managed to escape falling victim to Hitler's Third Reich. (58 mins.)
 
45.
Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness (2000 Documentary)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Robert Kirk
 
46.
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust (2005 Documentary)
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Brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust. Through an emotional montage of archival footage... (48 mins.)
Director: Lauren Lazin
 
47.
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000 Documentary)
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The secret smuggling of 9,300 Jewish children out of Nazi-occupied Germany in the late 1930s. (122 mins.)
 
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Sister Rose's Passion (2004 Documentary)
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Celebrates Sister Rose Thering, for 67 years a Dominican nun. Her passion is anti-Semitism. Archival... (39 mins.)
Director: Oren Jacoby
 
50.
Steal a Pencil for Me (2007 Documentary)
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STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME is a compelling documentary feature film by Academy Award® nominee Michèle Ohayon... (94 mins.)
Director: Michèle Ohayon
 
51.
In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine (1997 Documentary)
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In the Shadow of the Reich: Nazi Medicine examines the step-by-step process that led the German medical profession down an unethical road to genocide. (54 mins.)
 
52.
Broken Silence (2002 Mini-Series)
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(300 mins.)
 
53.
The Children of Chabannes (1999 Documentary)
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In the spirit of Louis Malle's "Au Revoir les Enfants" and Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List," the... (93 mins.)
 
54.
Making Choices: The Dutch Resistance During World War II (2005 Documentary)
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(57 mins.)
Director: Robert Prince
 
55.
Survivors of the Shoah: Visual History Foundation (2004 Documentary)
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11 minute introduction to the Visual History Foundation and the work being done to document and archive the first-person histories of the remaining Survivors of the Shoah. (11 mins.)
 
56.
Survivors of the Shoah - Albrecht Becker (1998 Documentary)
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(118 mins.)
Director: J. Michelsen
 
57.
Not Idly By: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust (2011 Documentary)
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Most Americans--even many American Jews--believe that we didn't know. Many assume that we couldn't have... (56 mins.)
Director: Pierre Sauvage
 
58.
Bearing Witness: American Soldiers and the Holocaust (2001 Documentary)
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Using contemporaneous interviews and rare archival footage, the story of the liberation of the Nazi camps is told through the eyes of the American soldiers who were there. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Bible Battles (2005 Documentary)
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In one of the most hostile lands on the planet, an ancient people called the Israelites forged an army and carved out an empire...
Director: David Padrusch
 
60.
Secrets of the Dead (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Escape from Auschwitz (2008)
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The death factory at Auschwitz was a closely guarded secret of the Third Reich - until two men, Rudolph Vrba and Alfred Wetzler...
 
61.
Shoah (1985 Documentary)
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Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors. (566 mins.)
Director: Claude Lanzmann
 
62.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. (60 mins.)
 
63.
Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2006 Documentary)
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Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing. (82 mins.)
 
64.
Strike Zion! (1967 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Bill Cunningham
 
65.
Cut: Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision (2007 Documentary)
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Cut explores the underlying medical, religious and ethical issues that surround male infant circumcision, and is an important resource for anyone who wants a thorough understanding of the practice. (70 mins.)
 
66.
In Our Own Hands (2000 Documentary)
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The story of the only all-Jewish fighting force in World War II. (85 mins.)
Director: Chuck Olin
 
67.
Numbered (2012 Documentary)
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Auschwitz prisoners, both Jewish and non-Jewish, were tattooed with serial numbers, first on their chests and then their left arms... (55 mins.)
 
68.
The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. (101 mins.)
Director: Dror Moreh
 
69.
Six Days in June (2007 Documentary)
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The shooting lasted on six tense days in June 1967, but the Six Day War has never really ended. Every... (105 mins.)
Director: Ilan Ziv
 
70.
Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009 Documentary)
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The story of the actress, writer, and broadcasting pioneer Gertrude Berg. (92 mins.)
Director: Aviva Kempner
 
71.
Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers (2011 Documentary)
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95-year-old Polish heroine Irena Sendler tells the unknown story of a conspiracy of women who outwitted the Nazis and rescued thousands of Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during WWII. (60 mins.)
Director: Mary Skinner
 
72.
Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000 Documentary)
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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent...
Director: Eyal Sher
 
73.
Inheritance (2006 Documentary)
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"Inheritance" is the story of Monika Hertwig and her journey to accept the truth about her father, Nazi commander... (75 mins.)
Director: James Moll
 
74.
Diameter of the Bomb (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary about a group of disparate people in Israel and the Occupied Territories, all connected by a single catastrophic suicide bomb. (86 mins.)
 
75.
Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment (2010 Documentary)
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Inventing Our Life examines the 100 year history of Israel's kibbutz movement, one of the world's longest... (79 mins.)
 
76.
Keeping the Kibbutz (2010 Documentary)
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Chronicling the changing kibbutz through the eyes of some of its most devoted members, Keeping the Kibbutz... (54 mins.)
 
77.
The Yellow Star: The Persecution of the Jews in Europe - 1933-1945 (1981 Documentary)
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With a great archive footage coming from 16 countries, this Oscar nominated documentary briefly presents some of the most important facts about the Nazist persecution against Jews in Europe, starting with Hitler's rise to the power. (89 mins.)
 
78.
The Jew in the Lotus (1998 Documentary)
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Tells how Roger Kamenetz, author of the best-selling 1994 book by the same title, found his way back to Judaism - the tradition of his birth. (58 mins.)
Director: Laurel Chiten
 
79.
Jackie Mason: The Ultimate Jew (2008 Documentary)
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Powerful inside look at legendary comedian Jackie Mason's final Broadway performance. (78 mins.)
Director: Barry Avrich
 
80.
BattleField Detectives (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Israel's Six-Day War (2005)
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In anticipation of a war with its Arab neighbors Israel spent years planning and refining its war plans and techniques...
 
81.
BattleField Detectives (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Siege of Masada (2006)
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The Roman siege of Masada in 70 A.D is recreated to separate fact from myth. The length and difficulty of the siege, which group of Jews were involved and whether they committed mass suicide are especially questioned.
 
82.
Ancient Secrets of the Bible (1992 Documentary)
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Jesus Christ is the center of the worldwide Christian faith. Is there any historical, archaeological... (28 mins.)
 
83.
The Jewish People (2008 Documentary)
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From slavery to the loss of a homeland; from exile to anti-Semitism; from pogroms to near annihilation in the Holocaust, how did the Jews endure while so many other communities vanished? (60 mins.)
Director: Andrew Goldberg
 
84.
Voices from the List (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary film produced for the 10th anniversary release of the film "Schindler's List" and the establishment of the "Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation" (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Mayhew
 
85.
Mysteries of the Bible (1994 TV Series)
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(300 mins.)
“ Multiple-episodes in this TV-Series ” - Mav Ven
 
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Mysteries of the Bible III (1998 TV Series)
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“ Multiple-episodes in this TV-Series ” - Mav Ven
 
87.
The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997 Mini-Series)
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An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Hitler's rise to power.
Director: Laurence Rees
 
88.
Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West (2005 Documentary)
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Obsession is a film about the threat of Radical Islam to Western civilization. Using unique footage from Arab television...
Director: Wayne Kopping
 
89.
Inside Islam (2002 Documentary)
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It is the second largest of the world's great religions, and the fastest growing. Its name comes from the word for peace...
Director: Mark Hufnail
 
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Divan (2003 Documentary)
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Divan is the quest for a turn of the century Hungarian couch upon which Hassidic rabbis slept. (90 mins.)
Director: Pearl Gluck
 
91.
Secrets of the Nazi Criminals (1956 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Tore Sjöberg
 
92.
The Nazi Officer's Wife (2003 Documentary)
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Edith Han was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced Edith and her mother into a Jewish ghetto... (90 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
93.
Resistance: Untold Stories of Jewish Partisans (2001 Documentary)
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In this group memoir, eleven men and women, now in their 70s and 80s, recount their battle against the Nazis in Poland...
Director: Seth Kramer
 
94.
Souvenirs (2006 Documentary)
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An unemployed film director hears strange things from his father: while serving in the legendary Jewish Brigade in the Second World War his father... (75 mins.)
 
95.
Falasha (1983 Documentary)
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True story of the plight & persecution of Ethiopian Jewry (Black Jews) and of Operation Moses, which was organized in response, transporting thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel by means of secret airlifts from Sudan. (79 mins.)
 
96.
The Last Jews of Baghdad: End of an Exile; Beginning of a Journey (2005 Documentary)
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The Last Jews of Baghdad takes a historical and personal look at the persecution, torture, escape and... (110 mins.)
 
97.
Hummus Curry (2006 Documentary)
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For many years now, traveling to India has been a rite of passage in Israeli life. We hear so much about... (58 mins.)
 
98.
Toots (2006 Documentary)
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The '40s and '50s were a classic period in New York City nightlife, when the saloonkeeper was king and regular folks could drink with celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Jackie Gleason. In this documentary, Kristi Jacobson profiles her grandfather, the king of kings: Toots Shor of the eponymous restaurant and saloon, which was once the place to be seen in Manhattan. (84 mins.)
Director: Kristi Jacobson
 
99.
The Bene Israel: A Family Portrait (1994 Documentary)
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This film is both an intimate family portrait and a fascinating ethnographic study of Bene Israel, one of the three groups of Jews living in India today. (33 mins.)
 
100.
A Cantor's Tale (2005 Documentary)
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Chazz'n, A Cantor's Story is a documentary film about chazzanut past, present and future through the prism of Chazzan Jack Mendelson's career... (95 mins.)
Director: Erik Anjou