The Long Way Home (1997)

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The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

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After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S. Written by Eileen Berdon <eberdon@aol.com>

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One of the best documentaries ever!
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It was very moving and emotional to see that the agony of the Holocaust didn't stop with the end of WWII. I learned a lot of history and think even more of President Truman than I did before. Conversely, I think less of Patton, Marshall and England for their behavior. It is a tremendous statement of the human spirit and the triumph of Will over Circumstance!


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