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ʻAravim Roḳdim =: Dancing Arabs

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Gifted Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan, a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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Adolph Eichmann, who devised the "Final Solution," the attempt to exterminate the Jews, was the most hated of the Nazis. His 1961 trial, held in an Israeli courtroom and broadcast around the globe, was a benchmark event in the historiography of the Holocaust, especially in Israel where the trial proved a watershed experience for survivors and citizens of the new Jewish state. Employing new video and broadcast technologies, the trial was also a milestone in media and journalism coverage. This absorbing, comprehensive new documentary features detailed accounts of Eichmann's capture, the drama in the courtroom and behind the scenes, and reactions to the trial from around the world (as concentration camp survivors broke down giving their evidence, Eichmann sat impassive & protesting his [...]
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Invasion, Invasion, Invasion [electronic resource]

This program examines the impact of Islam on Jerusalem, including the construction of the Dome of the Rock, and the crusaders' attempts to win the city back for Christendom. The video brings to life some often-overlooked personalities whose impact still resonates today, such as Al Hakim and Queen Melisende, as well as Saladin and Richard the Lionheart and their notorious stand-off. Ending in the 13th century, the program also looks at King Frederick II, whose groundbreaking power-sharing deal prefigured the tortuous peace negotiations of our own times.
Online
2011
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Judgment Day [electronic resource]

How did Jerusalem rise again after the devastation of the Crusades? This program explains how the city regained its might, becoming a center of Islamic pilgrimage, an object of rivalry for Europe's Christian nations, the focus of the longing of the Jewish people - and ultimately, the location of one of the world's most intractable conflicts. Starting in the Middle Ages, the video recounts Jerusalem's revival under the Mamluks, its conquest by the Ottomans, how the city came to be prized by the great powers of 19th-century Europe, and the eventual emergence of Zionism.
Online
2011
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Wellspring of Holiness [electronic resource]

Starting with the Canaanites, this program delves into the origins of Jerusalem as a pharaoh-ruled province, then traces its emergence as a holy site for the three Abrahamic faiths. The video discusses the evidence for its having become a Jewish city under King David, explores the construction of the first temple by Solomon, and concludes in the 7th century AD - the eve of the capture of Jerusalem by the Muslim caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab. Along the way, the program looks at the ministry of Jesus Christ and the eventual expulsion of the Jews by the Romans.
Online
2011
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Holy Lands 1 - Jerusalem and the West Bank [electronic resource]: Globe Trekker

This Globe Trekker episode follows Zay Harding's trip to the Holy Lands, where he explores the religious and historical sites and the political tensions between Israel and Palestine. In the ancient city of Jerusalem he visits the iconic Dome of The Rock, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Western Wall, gets a lesson in orthodox Judaism, and walks through one of the oldest cemeteries in the world. Zay then takes a local bus past separation walls and military check points to the Palestinian West Bank and the bustling city of Ramallah. He visits the father of the Palestinian Liberation Movement, Yasser Arafat's tomb and chats with some of the locals before checking out the extraordinary graffiti along its separation wall. To end his journey Zay travels to the lowest place on eart [...]
Online
2010
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O Jerusalem

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On the streets of New York City in 1946, Jewish-American Bobby Goldman becomes best friends with Arab-Muslim Said Chahine. But when British-controlled Palestine erupts in war, these two intelligent and comapssionate men will find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the historic battle for Jerusalem.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Walking the Bible: With Bruce Feiler

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Follows author Bruce Feiler as he journeys by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel through some of the greatest stories ever told, the five books of Moses. Begins in the holy city of Jerusalem and travels to a possible site of the garden of Eden on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates in Turkey. Climbs Mt. Ararat in search of Noah's ark and explores the sulfurous land by the Dead Sea, with its salt pillars called "Lot's wife." Visits the ancient ruins of Egyptian cities where the Israelites were said to toil under an oppressive pharaoh and examines the harsh environment of the Sinai, where the Israelites wandered for forty years. Intersperses dramatic scripture readings to bring viewers closer to the biblical settings.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Holy Land

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Set in Jerusalem, The Holy Land is a story of Mendy, a young rabbinical student who is restless to learn about the bigger world. On the unconventional advice of his teacher, Mendy visits a brothel in order to exhaust his lust and restlessness, but instead falls in love with a Russian prostitute, Sasha. Mendy plummets further when he discovers Mike's Place, a bar on the edge of society run by an American expatriate, where Muslims, Christians and Jews all mingle to unseen ends.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem

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Dale Chihuly leads an international team in mounting sixteen large-scale installations at Jerusalem's ancient Tower of David.
DVD
2004; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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North Africa/Southwest Asia [electronic resource]

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Explores problems of religious conflict and urban organization with a case study on Jerusalem as sacred space. It also looks at urban and agricultural use of scarce water resources by studying Egypt's Nile River. Classroom segments show students exploring the problems of refugee populations and engaging in a hands-on activity about the Nile River Delta.
Online
2002