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The Jewish journey : America / Two Cats Productions ; produced and directed by Andrew Goldberg ; edited and produced by Jane Wagner.

Goldberg, Andrew, 1968- producer, director. (Added Author). Wagner, Jane C., editor, producer. (Added Author). Teichner, Martha, narrator. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). Two Cats Productions. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Seymour Main Library DVD 973.04924 JEWISH (Text) 37500004332322 New Items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627892568
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 60 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Two Cats Productions, Ltd., [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc surface.
"Jewish immigration to America through the centuries"--Container.
Special features include over 20 mintues of bonus interviews.
Formatted Contents Note: The Jewish journey -- The expansion of the Russian empire -- The transition from sail to steam -- A dislocating experience -- Antisemitism and the Holocaust -- Sephardic Jews leave their homelands -- Life in America continues -- On Jewish identity.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Martha Teichner.
Summary, etc.: This film explores what it meant to be part of a tight-knit Jewish community and make the heartbreaking decision to leave family behind, whether for economic oppertunity or to escape persecution. Includes interviews with scholars, Jewish-American writers, and immigrants.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject: Jews > United States
Jews > United States > Migrations.
Jews > History
Genre: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired

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