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Testimony of Survivors

Voices of the Children
This Emmy-winning film tells the story of three people who were imprisoned as children in Terezin, the small Czech town that

the Nazis converted into a concentration camp. 56 min., $39.95

 

Theresienstadt: Gateway to Auschwitz

Through interviews with some child survivors, we gain meaningful insight into their most unusual childhood. 57 min., $39.95


Transnistria: The Hell  
The tragic fate of the 300,000 Romanian Jews exiled to Transnistria is revealed to us through the eyewitness accounts of a handful of survivors. 41 min., $39.95

 

Auschwitz: The Final Witness

Reunited in Auschwitz for the first time in fifty-five years, three men reveal the truth about the Herman killing machine. 53 min., $39.95


The Janovska Camp at Lvov

Stories of personal courage, of miraculous survival and of heart-rending human suffering, abound. 52 min., $39.95

 

Tsvi Nussbaum: A Boy from Warsaw

This video, about the life of Dr. Tsvi C. Nussbaum, is the story behind the infamous photo of a little boy with his arms raised in

surrender, as a Nazi soldier trains his machine gun on him.  50 min., $39.95

 

The Death March of the Jews from the Camp at Flossenburg 

Utilizing archival footage, the illustrations and diaries of the survivors, and interviews with many who participated in the 50th anniversary commemoration of the camp's liberation, we are given a first hand glimpse at the horror that was Flossenburg. 45 min., $39.95

 

 

Historical Overviews

More than Broken Glass: Memories of Kristallnacht

Through archival footage, photographs and interviews with witnesses, this video forms a sharp portrait of the time and events. 57 min., $39.95

 

The Holocaust

Through the use of photographs and footage, we are guided step by step from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 through the book burnings, the Nuremberg Laws, Kristallnacht, the Evian Conference, ghettoization, concentration camps, Jewish resistance and more. 24 min., $39.95

 

The Eighty-First Blow

Produced by Israel's Ghetto Fighters' House, this compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative. 115 min., $39.95

 

 

Uprising

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Archival film footage, authentic still photographs and actual testimonies of survivors help us to understand that brief and courageous chapter in Jewish history. 23 min., $39.95

 

Not Like Sheep to the Slaughter: The Story of the Bialystok Ghetto
In the summer of 1943, a small group of resistance fighters led by 24 year old Mordechai Tenenbaum, attempted to thwart the Nazi plan to eradicate the Bialystok ghetto. 150 min., $49.95

 

 

Rescuers

Opening the Gates of Hell: American Liberators of the Concentration Camps
Decades after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, many of the liberating troops have chosen to speak of the unspeakable horrors they encountered. 45 min., $39.95 

 

Zerach: A Refugee and Remnant in the Holocaust
With the outbreak of the Second World War, young Zionist leader Zerach Wahrhaftig mounted a relentless campaign to get Jews out of Europe. 50 min., $39.95

 

They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust

Meet the passionate and heroic "Righteous Gentiles," who risked their lives- as well as the lives of their families, to save Jews.  54 min., $39.95

 

A Debt to Honor: Italy

Narrated by Alan Alda, this documentary chronicles the assistance of ordinary Italians who became extraordinary, through their individual acts of courage. 29 min., $29.95

 

Zegota: Council for Aid to Jews in Occupied Poland (1942-1945)

Through interviews with Zegota (code name for the Council for Aid to Jews) participants, Jewish survivors and Polish and Jewish historians, this documentary, narrated by Eli Wallach, recalls the extraordinary courage of people who risked - and some of whom sacrificed - their lives trying to save Jewish refugees.

 

It was Nothing ...It was Everything: Greece

Narrated by Irene Papas, this unique documentary utilizes archival footage as well as interviews with farmers and housewives, church leaders and professionals, to acquaint us with some lesser known acts of moral courage that took place in Greece during the Holocaust. 28 min., $29.95

 

Treason Or Honor: Germany

Uta Hagen narrates this video about six specific cases where Jews were rescued by Germans who defied Nazi orders. 28 min, $29.95

 

Rescue in Scandinavia
Narrated by Liv Ullmann, this documentary highlights the rescue of Jewish citizens from Norway and Denmark by their fellow countrymen during the Holocaust. 55 min., $39.95

 

 

Resistance

Ambulance

Though unable to offer his students physical resistance and protection, a teacher offers them spiritual resistance.

9 min., $24.95
 

Choosing One's Way: Resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau

The focus of this powerful documentary is a heretofore little-known story of resistance at Auschwitz, as told by thirteen survivors. 30 min., $39.95

 

Flames in the Ashes

The voices of those who survived the horrors of the Holocaust, both murderers and resistance fighters, tell the story that defines the differing dimensions of Jewish resistance in Europe before and during the War. 90 min., $39.95

 

Forests of Valor

Rare archival footage from Soviet military museums sheds new light on the story of the Jewish underground, the resistance fighters and partisans who fought the Nazis while hiding in the forests of Eastern Europe. 52 min., $39.95

 

 

Haven for the Oppressed

Sosua

In 1940, a group of Jews escaping the Nazi terror found a haven in the Dominican Republic, while the rest of the world did little to nothing. 30 min., $29.95

 

The Double Crossing:The Voyage of the St. Louis

On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner St. Louis sailed from Hamburg, Nazi Germany, with over 900 Jewish refugees on board, bound for freedom in Havana, only to find that nobody was ready to admit them. 29 min., $39.95

 

The Last Refuge: The Story of the Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

Under pressure from Nazi Germany, most countries closed their doors to them, except for Shanghai, China, the only place in the world that required no entry visas or permits.  50 min., $39.95

 

Accused

Alois Brunner: The Last Nazi

Narrated by veteran news reporter Jay Bushinsky, the film features interviews with Simon Wiesenthal, Serge Klarfield, Benjamin Netanyahu, Brunner’s grand niece, survivors of his brutality and a German journalist who interviewed Brunner in 1985. 55 min., Limited quantities- VHS only, $29.95

 

The Demjanjuk Trial

Few trials have stirred as much emotion and controversy as the trial of John Demjanuk, who was accused of being "Ivan the Terrible," the fiend who supervised the gas chambers at Treblinka. 50 min., $29.95

 

 

Pilgrimage

Little America: The Flourishing and Destruction of the Jewish Community in Mezritch, Poland

Micha Friedman and Ephraim Sidon take us on a fascinating journey through the economic, cultural, social, and educational life of this modern and prosperous Jewish town (pre-war) nicknamed “Little America”. 55 min., $39.95

 

Triumph of Survival

Accompanying her parents return to Hungary, the filmmaker captured the never before heard stories of their suffering, courage and indomitable will to survive. 63 min, $39.95

 

Sorrow: The Nazi Legacy

A group of six Swedish teenagers, two of whom are Jewish, embark upon a journey to Auschwitz in an effort to try to comprehend the incomprehensible. 33 min., $39.95

 

 

Discussion Trigger 

Visualizing Memory...A Last Detail

This unique educational video is composed of five vignettes: The Fallacy of Race, Appropriate Memorials, Liberation, Moral Responsibility, and Thinking Critically. 43 min., $39.95. With pedagogical guide, $49.95

 

 

Second Generation

Family Album

A personal journey of Ruby Schwarz, granddaughter of Holocaust survivor Ben, as she accepts her own heritage with the help of a haunted, mysterious violin. 24 min., $29.95


Daddy Come to the Fair

Through a pilgrimage to Poland, estranged father and son, are finally liberated; the father, from the trauma of the Holocaust, the son from the shadows of his father’s unknown pain. 76 min., $39.95

 

Second Generation

This film opens a window on the emotional, cultural, political and social attitudes that define generation born after the Holocaust. 80 minutes., $39.95

 

 

For Children

Another Story

Meryl and Anna learn a lesson in discrimination and racial profiling when their Grandmother takes them on a journey through a Brothers Grimm-like fairy tale: an allegorical fable from the Grandmother’s past. 15 min., $29.95

 

Let Memory Speak

Through the use of photographs, diaries, poems, memoirs and testimonies, the filmmaker personalizes the lives of the children before World War II, during the Holocaust, at Liberation and today, in a way that enables us to begin to comprehend their lives. 27 min., $39.95

 

Kinder-Exodus 1939

Almost 10,000 Jewish children from Austria, Germany and Czechoslovakia were saved from almost certain death in what became known as the kindertransport; most never saw their parents again. 30 min., $39.95

 

The World of Anne Frank

Dramatic recreations from Anne's diary are effectively interspersed with documentary information including rare film footage, photographs and interviews with Anne's father and those who risked their lives to hide the Frank family in World War II Amsterdam.  28 min., $39.95


Preserving the Past to Ensure the Future

The film joins visitors, young and old, white and black, Jew and Gentile, as they express their shock at the incomprehensible realities with which they are confronted on their visit to Jerusalem's Yad Vashem museum and its haunting Children's Memorial.  15 min., $29.95

 

 

After the War

Lingering Memories

Documentary filmmaker Howard Zuckerman focuses on a neglected but important aspect of the Holocaust —the way various countries have depicted and distorted the methodical mass murder of a people. 58 min., $39.95

 

The Last Sea

When survivors of the Holocaust realized that they had neither a home to return to nor families to welcome them, thousands set out on the perilous journey to the Land of Israel. 90 min., $49.95


Return to Life

The film depicts Jewish refugees’ valiant efforts to rebuild the shattered fragments of their existence, to accustom themselves to freedom, and to search for their homes and families as they attempted a return to normal life. 60 min., $39.95

 

 

From the Ghetto Fighters’ House

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Archival film footage, authentic still photographs and actual testimonies of survivors help us to understand that brief and courageous chapter in Jewish history. 23 min., $39.95

 

The Eighty-First Blow

This compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative. 115 min., $39.95


Flames in the Ashes

The voices of those who survived the horrors of the Holocaust, both murderers and resistance fighters, tell the story that defines the differing dimensions of Jewish resistance in Europe before and during the War. 90 min., $39.95

 

The Last Sea

When survivors of the Holocaust realized that they had neither a home to return to nor families to welcome them, thousands set out on the perilous journey to the Land of Israel. 90 min., $49.95

 

 

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