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A closer look at the Jewish community in France / History of anti-Semitism in France

A closer look at the Jewish community in France
French Pres. Francois Hollande called the hostage-taking at a kosher market a “terrifying anti-Semitic act.” J.J. Goldberg, editor at large for The Jewish Daily Forward, talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about the history of anti-Semitism in France.

Willesden Jewish Cemetery 1873,Walking Tour

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One of Londons most prestigious Jewish Cemeteries that was opened in 1873.
Jack Cohen, son of Polish emigrant founded TESCO in 1919
Rosalind Franklin (1920–1958), co-discoverer of the structure of DNA
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In praise of THEODOR HERZL

Theodor Herzl
Benjamin Ze’ev (Theodor) Herzl (Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar, Hebrew: בנימין זאב הרצל (Binyamin Ze’ev Herzl)) (May 2, 1860 — July 3, 1904) was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist who founded modern political Zionism.

Herzl was born in Budapest, Hungary, but his family moved to Vienna when Theodor was 18. There, he studied law, but he devoted himself almost exclusively to journalism and literature, working as a correspondent for the Neue Freie Presse in Paris, occasionally making special trips to London and Istanbul. Later, he became literary editor of Neue Freie Presse,and wrote several comedies and dramas for the Viennese stage.

The Leader of the Zionists
It is widely believed that Herzl was motivated by the Dreyfus Affair, a notorious anti-Semitic incident in France in which a French Jewish army captain was falsely convicted of spying for Germany. Herzl had been covering the trial of Dreyfus for an Austro-Hungarian newspaper. He also witnessed mass rallies in Paris following the Dreyfus trial where many chanted “Death To The Jews!”, and in June, 1895, he wrote in his diary: “In Paris, as I have said, I achieved a freer attitude toward anti-Semitism… Above all, I recognized the emptiness and futility of trying to ‘combat’ anti-Semitism.”

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(from the NEW MOON. Music: Sigmund Romberg.
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II/)



Herzl un héros, un pionnier du sionisme, car si nos ancêtres ont récité des siècles durant, la célèbre phrase « L’an Prochain à Jérusalem » à la fin de la Haggadah, lui, ce précurseur a tout fait pour que ce rêve ancestral devienne une réalité, un fait.
Ce que certains ne savent peut être pas encore, c’est que Herzl, fut le fondateur du Keren Kayemeth LéIsraël, et aussi le fondateur du sionisme moderne.
Son rêve est devenu une réalité

It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl

The Dreamer who became the Father of a nation…

The untold story of how one man changed Jewish history forever, It Is No Dream, is the latest production from Moriah Films, the two-time Academy Award™ winning documentary film division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The film examines the life and times of Theodor Herzl who was responsible for creating the political movement that led to the founding of the Jewish State in 1948.

1949 Theodore Herzl returns to Israel

Theodor Herzl (Hebrew: בנימין זאב הרצל‎ (Binyamin Ze’ev Herzl)) (May 2, 1860July 3, 1904) was a Hungarian Jewish journalist who was the father of modern political Zionism. Herzl was born in Pest, the Kingdom of Hungary (today the eastern half of Budapest, then a separate city). When Theodor was 18 his family moved to Vienna, Austria-Hungary. There, he studied law, but he devoted himself almost exclusively to journalism and literature. As a young man, Herzl was engaged in a Burschenschaft association, which strove for German unity under the motto Ehre, Freiheit, Vaterland (“Honor, Freedom, Fatherland”), and his early work did not focus on Jewish life.As the Paris correspondent for Neue Freie Presse, Herzl followed the Dreyfus Affair, a notorious anti-Semitic incident in France in which a French Jewish army captain was falsely convicted of spying for Germany. He witnessed mass rallies in Paris following the Dreyfus trial where many chanted “Death to the Jews!” Herzl came to reject his early ideas regarding Jewish emancipation and assimilation, and to believe that the Jews must remove themselves from Europe and create their own state.From April, 1896, when the English translation of his Der Judenstaat (The State of the Jews) appeared, Herzl became the leading spokesman for Zionism.Herzl complemented his writing with practical work to promote Zionism on the international stage.His supporters, at first few in number, worked night and day, inspired by Herzl’s example.In 1897, at considerable personal expense, he founded Die Welt of Vienna, Austria-Hungary and planned the First Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland. He was elected president (a position he held until his death in 1904), and in 1898 he began a series of diplomatic initiatives intended to build support for a Jewish country. In August 1903 he received an offer on the part of the British government to facilitate a large Jewish settlement, with autonomous government and under British suzerainty, in British East Africa, known as the ‘Uganda Project.’ Herzl did not live to see the rejection of the Uganda plan; he died in Edlach, Lower Austria in 1904 of heart failure at age 44. His will stipulated that he should have the poorest-class funeral without speeches or flowers and he added, “I wish to be buried in the vault beside my father, and to lie there till the Jewish people shall take my remains to Palestine”. In 1949 his remains were moved from Vienna to be reburied on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Herzl envisioned a Jewish state which combined both a modern Jewish culture with the best of the European heritage.He did not envision the Jewish inhabitants of the state being religious, but there is much respect for religion in the public sphere.Herzl did not foresee any conflict between Jews and Arabs. The one Arab character in Herzl’s novel “Altneuland,” Reshid Bey, who is one of the leaders of the “New Society”, is very grateful to his Jewish neighbors for improving the economic condition of Palestine and sees no cause for conflict. All non-Jews have equal rights, and an attempt by a fanatical rabbi to disenfranchise the non-Jewish citizens of their rights fails in the election which is the center of the main political plot of the novel.

However, in his diary, Herzl wrote that land in Palestine was to be gently expropriated from the Palestinian Arabs and they were to be worked across the border “unbemerkt” (surreptitiously), e.g. by refusing them employment. Herzl’s draft of a charter for a Jewish-Ottoman Land Company (JOLC) gave the JOLC the right to obtain land in Palestine by giving its owners comparable land elsewhere in the Ottoman empire. According to Walid Khalidi this indicates Herzl’s “bland assumption of the transfer of the Palestinian to make way for the immigrant colonist.

The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive – Theodor Herzl – A Living Portrait

Name: Theodor Herzl – A Living Portrait
Year: 1960
Duration: 00:55:05
Language: English

Abstract: A dramatized film, based on historical documents, portraying Theodor Herzl’s life.

The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive –
The 500 films, selected for the virtual cinema, reflect the vast scope of documentary material collected in the Spielberg Archive. The films range from 1911 to the present and include home movies, short films and full length features.

שם: בנימין זאב הרצל – דיוקן חי
שנה: 1960
אורך: 00:55:05
שפה: אנגלית

תקציר: סרט עלילתי, המבוסס על מסמכים היסטוריים, ומתאר את חייו של בנימין זאב הרצל.

ארכיון הסרטים היהודיים על שם סטיבן שפילברג –
חמש מאות הסרטים שנבחרו עבור הקולנוע הווירטואלי משקפים את ההיקף הנרחב של החומר התיעודי בארכיון שפילברג. באתר ישנם סרטים משנת 1911 ועד ימינו אלה ביתיים, קצרים ובאורך מלא.

כל הזכויות שמורות לארכיון הסרטים היהודיים על שם סטיבן שפילברג ולאוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים 2010; דף הבית;

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Beni Melal Women Sung Poetry conference 2013 Hebrew and English
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Fes Iben Danan Synagogue
Essaouira Pinto Synagogue
Essaouira had Synagogues too
Ksar Souk had a Jewish Community too
Zohara Knafo sails to the land of Israel
Agadir had a Jewish Community too
Oujda had a Jewish Community too
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part IX
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part VII
Tetouan had a Jewish Community too
Erfoud had a Jewish Community too
Israel s Other Pioneers Part II Nissim Shitrit of Sedot Mikha
Israel s Other Pioneers Part I Nissim Shitrit of Sedot Mikha
Israel s Other Pioneers Part VII Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
Israel s Other Pioneers Part VI Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
Israel s Other Pioneers Part V Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
Israel s Other Pioneers Part IV Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
The Other PioneersPart III Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
The Other Pioneers Part II Esther Amsalem of Sedot Mikha
The Other Pioneers Part I Esther Amsalem of Sedot Micah
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part X
Tangier International City
Meknes Memories
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part VIII
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part VI
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part V
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part IV
Casablanca City of Dreams.wmv
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part III
Zohara s Wisdom Folk Poets in Morocco Part II
Zohara Moroccan Folk Poetry Wisdom Part 1
Casablanca still has a Jewish Community
Demnat had a Jewish Community too
La contribution de Harif au développement de la pensée Juive
Harif Contribution to Jewish Knowledge Development
Jewish Learning and Modernization in Morocco
Meknes had a jewish community too
Leather work in Morocco
Artistic Merit and Craftmanship in Moroccan Pottery
Essaouira had a Jewish Quarter too
The Moroccan Heavenly Community Oven
Vollubilis and the antiquity of the Jews in Morocco
Rabat had a Jewish Community too
Chefchaouen had a Jewish Community too
Belmonte, Portugal Apartment
The Saint of Ouazzane
Maimonides, Averroes or Ibn Rushd
Illicit departures from Morocco to Israel .wmv
Essaouira Jewish Cemetery
Marrakesh Jewish Quarter The Melah
Marrakesh Jewish Cemetery
Beni Melal – Jewish Moroccan Community
Roots in Belmonte
אני דוד כהן יש לי מה להגיד.wmv
Building the Roof of the Jewish Moroccan Archive.wmv
Solika the Just and the Fes Jewish Cemetary.wmv
Rambam Community Centre.wmv
Fes Mellah the old Jewish Quarter.wmv
Fes Ben Saadoun Synagogue.wmv
Religious Learning in Casablanca.wmv
Aging honorably in Casabalanca.wmv
Casablanca Jewish Community Centre.wmv
Casablanca Beth El Synagogue.wmv
Leather Making in Fes Morocco .wmv
kosher chicken slaughter in fes שחיטה כשרה בפס
Sculpting the Gate of the Jewish Moroccan Museum and Archive1.wmv
Painting the Jewish Moroccan Museum and Archive mural1.wmv
You home at sedot mikha
Jewish Moroccan Contemporary Artists
Eroba, Eroba, exposition d’ Eliany
Eliany’s Gates of Welcome a Painting Tribute to Moroccans
מוזיאון וארכיב יהדות מרוקו לתרבות חיה
Le musée et archive du judaisme marocain
Building the Jewish Moroccan Museum and Archive Dec update
Sculpting with mud
פיסול בבוץ

Solika the Just and the Fes Jewish Cemetary.wmv

The Fes Jewish Cemetery and its saints
קדושים בבית הקברות היהודי של פס

Photo documentation in video format of the Fes Jewish Cemetery 1991.Solika the Just and Ben Atar are reverred. Jews and Arabs make pilgrimage to these site to make wishes for good health or birth of a male or female child…
תיעוד בצילום בפורמט וידיאו של בית הקברות היהודי של פס 1991
מקום קבורת צדיקים נערצים כמו סוליקה הצדיקה ורבי יהודה בן עטר.
כאן מתקיימות הילולות שנתיות ועליה לרגל לקברות צדיקים כל השנה…

Charity as you step in
צדקה בכניסה
Mourners’ bench
ספסל אבלים
A smiling caretaker
קברן עם חיוך
כאן נקברים למרגלות המלח
A burial below one’s window
This courtyard was a refuge before
חצר זו שימשה מיקלט לפנים
נוף מרהיב מחלקת המכובדים
A view from the notables’ lot
A tomb with a view
קבורה עם נוף
כאן נתקדשה סוליקה הגיבורה
Pilgrims love Solika the Just
Ben Atar is the Just next door
בשכנות בן עטר המכובד
מלבד יהודים, שכנים מדליקים נרות כאן
Jews among others make wishes here
All wishes come true here
כל הבקשות מתגשמות כאן
העיצוב היה מופתי
exemplary design
M. Eliany
Photography & Videography
Music courtesy of Ziva Atar
Jewish Moroccan Museum ©
Sedot Micah, Israel

מ. אלחיאני
צילומים & וידיאוגרפיה
שירה בנדיבות זיוה עטר
מוזיאון יהדות מרוקו©
שדות מיכה, ישראל

Exploring Jewish Morocco: Ben Danon Synagogue in Fes is a UNESCO World Heritage site

The Mellah of Fes is home to some 30 synagogues with unique histories and traditions and JN1 has come to Fes to discover one such historic synagogue considered a World Heritage site.


The ruins of a once beautiful synagogue built by Nessim Bensimon in 1927
Les ruines de ce qui fut une belle synagogue a El Jadida,Maroc, Morocco

Who Was Gluckel of Hameln? Jewish Biography as History by Dr. Henry Abramson

Gluckel of Hameln, a Jewish woman who lived in late 17th-century Germany, left a remarkable memoir describing her life. Part of the Jewish Biography as History series by Dr. Henry Abramson, more available at

Bilder aus der Hölle – KZ Auschwitz Doku


France et Europe: les musulmans, la gauche: la haine du Juif sous l’habit de l’antisionisme

English subtitle

Tales of the Sea, by Shlomo Horwitz

The dramatic true story of how German Jews were rescued from Nazi submarines in 1940. Shlomo Horwitz of Jewish Crossroads assumes the identity of a survivor as well as the U-boat commander. More info available at Produced by Chaim Kalish of BuildaFilm Studios

ברל כצנלסון סדרת גדולי העם היהודי – ארכיון המדינה Katznelson Jewish sages series

Israel State Archives

Chabad Lubavitch Some Awsome Rebbe Pictures I Have YouTube 360p


Jewish Philosophy Matters: The Philosophical Mind of The Talmud

Jewish Philosophy Matters with Professor Howard Lupovitch
Session1: The Philosophical Mind of The Talmud
Series info:
What are the concepts and dilemmas that have engaged Jewish philosophers through the centuries? Which of these are still relevant today? In this series, we will explore that and other related questions.

Session Info:
Though not a work of philosophy, the Talmud is full of philosophical ideas, questions, and answers about the meaning of existence (“Why are we here? Why are we Jewish? Where are we heading?”), the relationship between Heaven and Earth, the purpose of Mitzvot, and the path to a moral and ethical life.

Howard N. Lupovitch is Associate Professor of History and the director of Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University.

Jack Mayer Oral History Interview

Oral history interview with Holocaust survivor Jack Mayer. Mayer was born in Speyer, Germany, in 1930 and lived there with his parents and older brother. After Hitler came to power in 1933, German Jews became increasingly restricted, which the Mayer children perceived at their young ages. Gentile friends would no longer play with them, they could not go to the movies, and they had to go to a Jewish school at their synagogue. They already had two uncles in the United States, who began making arrangements to get their relatives out of Germany. Mayer’s father came in early 1937 and started saving money for their visas and travel arrangements, borrowing money from members of the local Jewish community. Mayer and his mother and brother arrived in Ohio in April 1938. Due to his uncles’ foresight, none of their relatives died in the Holocaust. They still faced discrimination in the United States, but not because they were Jewish; people were wary of German immigrants during the war. In this interview, Mayer also discusses his experiences during the March of the Living, which he has done twice.

Who Were the Soncinos? Jews and the Gutenberg Revolution(s)

Early adopters of the newest disruptive technology, the Soncino family were the first Jewish printers in 15th century Europe. This lecture discusses some aspects of the early decades of Jewish printing, and meditates on the meaning of the current digital revolution for Jewish culture and society. Part of the Jewish Biography as History Series, more at

Remembering Menachem Begin

A very special look at the sixth Prime Minister of Israel, Menachem Begin. A Lapos;Chayim presentation on Shalom TV.

Tough on Israel – Doha Debate 1/4

Tough on Israel – Doha Debate 2/4

Tough on Israel – Doha Debate 3/4

Tough on Israel – Doha Debate 4/4

The Septuagint (This Week in Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson


The Septuagint, an ancient translation of the Torah into Koine Greek, had a tremendous impact on the later Christian understanding of Jewish theology. Part of the This Week in Jewish History, more videos available at

Ark Shanghai – A History of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (Part 1)

From 1933 to 1941, Shanghai became a modern-day “Noah’s Ark” accepting around 30,000 Jewish refugees fleeing the Holocaust in Europe. In the “Designated Area for Stateless Refugees” in Tilanqiao area of Shanghai, about 20,000 Jewish refugees lived harmoniously with local citizens, overcoming numerous difficulties together. By the time the Second World War ended in 1945, most of the Jewish refugees had survived. Dr. David Kranzler, a noted Holocaust historian, called it the “Miracle of Shanghai” and commented that within the Jewry’s greatest tragedy, i.e. the Holocaust, there shone a few bright lights. Among the brightest of these is the Shanghai haven. In the “Tilanqiao Historic Area”, the original features of the Jewish settlement are still well preserved. They are the only typical historic traces of Jewish refugee life inside China during the Second World War.

The Jews in Shanghai and Hong Kong – A History

70 years on, Jewish refugees return to Shanghai

Shanghai Jews: A Visit to the Jewish Refugees Museum

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Warsaw Ghetto: Possibly corpse of starvation victim in front of building at Leszno 43 street
Photo by Wikipedia

912 days of the Warsaw Ghetto


Bar-Ilan University Videos in English 2014

ראיון עם פרופ’ מרים פאוסט, הרקטורית החדשה באוניברסיטת בר-איל++++ bar ilan universit

אוניברסיטת בר-אילן למען הקהילה

חגים ומועדים bar ilan university

טעימות מחקריות: מיטב החוקרים בבר-אילן מספרים על מחקרם

The Jewish Kingdom of Khazaria (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) Dr. Henry Abramson

This video briefly discusses the conversion of the Khazars to Judaism in the 8th century, and is part of HIS 155: History of the Jewish People I by Dr. Henry Abramson

Origins of Polish Jewry This Week in Jewish History Dr. Henry Abramson

This week marks the death anniversary of King Boleslaw V (The Chaste) in 1279. Boleslaw followed the tradition of his predecessors in Poland by creating incentives for Jewish settlement in Poland, including the establishment of Magdeburg Recht. Ultimately, these policies proved extremely attractive to Ashkenazi Jews from the Rhineland, making Poland a great center of Jewish civilization by the early modern period.

Virtual Tour of Yad Vashem’s New Holocaust Museum

Yosef Neuhaus: The Vibrancy of the Jewish Community in Lodz before the Holocaust

“My Lodz No Longer Exists” – The story of Yosef Neuhaus

Yosef Neuhaus – Life Before the War

Religious Life in Trzebinia, Poland: Survivor Testimonies

Syrian Jewish bibles at core of ownership dispute

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two decades after Israeli spies helped whisk ancient Hebrew bibles from Damascus to Jerusalem, Israel’s national library has asked an Israeli court to grant it official custodianship over the manuscripts.

Partisan woman Vitka Kovner, Now I Am Talking , By Yael Katzir & Elik Ritvas

The film unfolds the story of a Woman Partisan Vitka- Kovner, who fought the Nazis in a Jewish Brigade, in Vilna ghetto & the Rudnicki Forset. Vitka was a fearless fighter who took active part in the resistance -movement. She blew up a German train in 1942, for which she earned a Soviet Medal. While many deny the Holocaust the is a first hand testimony by a woman who brings an important less known, perspective of the role of women in the resistance movement to the Nazis: Vitka is a courageous, inspiring – woman. A moving and thought provoking film

File:Ghetto Vilinus.gifAbba Kovner

From Wikipedia

Abba Kovner was born on March 14, 1918, in the Crimean Black Sea port city of Sevastopol. His parents were Rachel (Rosa) Taubman and Israel Kovner. At a young age he moved with his family to Vilnius, which at this time was part of Poland, where he grew up and was educated at the secondary Hebrew academy and the school of the arts. While pursuing his studies, he joined and became an active member in the socialist Zionist youth movement HaShomer HaTzair.,,,,,,,,,,,From Wikipedia

In June 1941, Nazi Germany attacked Vilnius, which was by that time in the Lithuanian SSR, after the illegal annexation/occupation of Lithuania (and the other Baltic States) into the Soviet Union July 21, 1940; Vilnius was given toLithuania after Nazi Germany and Soviet Union invaded and divided Poland. After occupation established the Vilna Ghetto. Kovner managed to escape with several friends to a Dominican convent headed by Anna Borkowska (Polish Righteous among the Nations) in the city’s suburbs, but he soon returned to the ghetto.[2] He concluded that in order for any revolt to be successful, a Jewish resistance fighting force needed to be assembled.,,,,,From Wikipedia

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Nora Ephron

The Whole Jewish History in One Hour

Zum zweiten Mal widmen sich die Jüdischen Kulturtage Berlin einem Aspekt, der immanenter Teil jüdischer Kultur ist: dem Aspekt des Lernens. Zu diesem Zweck wurde der Gelehrte, Schriftsteller, Übersetzer und Kabbalist David Solomon eingeladen, der für seinen innovativen, dynamischen und inspirierenden Lehrstil weltweit bekannt ist.

David Solomon weckt den Wissensdurst der Zuhörenden. Seine Art zu lehren erreicht jede und jeden — unabhängig davon, ob und wie viele Vorkenntnisse bestehen. „Die gesamte Jüdische Geschichte in einer Stunde” deckt den Zeitraum vom Ursprung des Jüdischen Volkes bis heute ab — und geht noch darüber hinaus. Wer in kürzester Zeit einen tiefen Einblick in die Geschichte des Jüdischen Volkes gewinnen möchte, ist hier richtig.

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Chabad Jewish History Lecture by Dr. Henry Abramson

A presentation on the life and word of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994), the Seventh Rebbe of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. A native of Nikolaev, Ukraine, and educated in Germany and France, his leadership transformed his Hasidic followers into an international movement that continues to shape the lives of Jews world wide. The lecture was held at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour on Wednesday, June 5th.

Rabbi Lieberman on Chanukah


Hanukkah Chanukkah History Rabbi Weisblum חנוכה וההיסטוריה הרב ויסבלום

The Hidden Story of Chanukah

Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai (Jewish Biography as History) Dr. Henry Abramson

Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai (d. c. 85 ce) was one of the most influential figures in ancient Jewish history. Emerging from the ruins of the destroyed Temple, Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai led the Jewish people through the dangerous first years after the devastation of the last remnants of their state by the Romans. A disciple of Hillel, he was of the “national-realist” school that favored tactical surrender to the overwhelming power of the Roman Empire. In his most famous act, he arranged to fake his own death in order to escape his enemies among the Zealots to negotiate a peace treaty with Vespasian, who would later become Emperor. “Give me Yavneh and its scholars,” asked Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai, setting in place the foundation for the existence of Judaism after the Temple could no longer serve as the center of Jewish religious life. Part of the Jewish Biography as History series available at

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Miejsce Pamięci i Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

POLSKI ,,,, Euro 2012. Piłkarze w Miejscu Pamieci Auschwitz. (Muzeum Auschwitz)

The Forgotten Refugees – 1,000,000 Jews


Museo de las Colonias Judías

Popular Shlomo Ben-Ami & Norman Finkelstein videos


Mix – The king of Yiddish Music: Leo Fuld – Where

Yeshiva University Museum’s YouTube channel. Here you can view clips from our public programs, exhibition and artists’ features, and much more.


Popular The Decent One Videos


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Survivors and Veterans Remember D-Day

Remembering “Kristallnacht” Popular Broken Glass & Kristallnacht videos

Remembering “Kristallnacht” Popular Broken Glass Videos


Jewish History of the Maccabees


The Jewish community has for many centuries lived in harmony and friendship with its Muslim and Christian neighbours in this most beautiful land of Morocco has been reduced to a mere few thousand from the 450 000 souls. These precious photos of the City of ELJADIDA formerly known as Mazagan give a small glimpse of its former Jewish Community which no longer exists.
Peace to all.

USC Shoah Foundation

Shoah (Holocaust) / Porajmos in Hungary 70 – About anti-Semitism, racism and prejudices

אנחנו מקווקז-היהודים ההרריים(קווקזים)KAVKAZ JUHURO

Survivor Mitzvah Slideshow – Meet the Survivors

TIME IS RUNNING OUT for needy Holocaust survivors in Eastern Europe. Having lost everything during the war, they still do not have enough money for food, medicine, shelter and heat. Help save a life. DONATE to a survivor TODAY.

a collection of documentaries about Israel.

Jewish Diaspora

The Kabbalah of Forgiveness and more…. (Dr. Henry Abramson)


Dr. Henry Abramson channel

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ל”ג בעומר במירון תשע”ד 2014 מיום חמישי עד יום ראשון


YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Dr. Henry Abramson This Week in Jewish History

The Fate of Jewish Communities: Before,During and After the Holocaust

Rav Berel Wein is a new Destiny website where one can study Jewish History online.

Rav Berel Wein Jewish History Crash Course

Jewish Documentary – Full Film

21.04.2009 Faith and Fate is a documentary telling the story of the Jews in the 20th Century.


SRAEL is the historic homeland of the Jewish people. God gave that land to the descendants of Abraham and Sarah, who are the Jews. The Bible says he’ll never break that covenant: Judges 2:1 “I brought you unto the land which I swore unto your fathers; and I said, I will Never break my covenant with you”. God set forth what he had done for Israel, and what he had promised.

The Rebbe and The Resurgence of Orthodox Judaism

Menachem Mendel Schneerson built the Lubavitcher movement from a relatively small sect within Hasidic Judaism into the powerful force in Jewish life that it is today. Samuel Heilman, Professor of Sociology at CUNY, explores Schneerson’s beliefs and the rise of orthodox Judaism. Series: “Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Endowed Symposia in Jewish Studies” [11/2011] [Humanities] [Show ID: 22631]

Rabbi Israel Meir Kahan, the Chofetz Chaim (Jewish Biography as History)

The Chofetz Chaim was one of the most influential Rabbinic thinkers of the late 19th and early 20th century. Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan is known principally for his dramatically creative analysis of the topic of forbidden speech (lashon ha-ra), and rose to prominence as a major scholar-leader of the Jewish people. Part of the Jewish Biography as History lecture series by Dr. Henry Abramson, more lectures available at

2000 Years of Jewish History, 1. Rabbi Menachem Levine


Shalom education 1993

This channel is essentially a high-quality database of the educational programs which I have enjoyed since childhood, remastered by me if necessary, and occasionally containing the odd video for which I did not want to make another channel to upload.

Amb. Dore Gold



Chabad World

מבוא להיסטוריה עולמית תשע”ג

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Behind The Scenes

Jewish Treats Acts of Kindness for Israel

On this Fast of the 17th of Tammuz, Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, the Director of NJOP, discusses how remembering what happened on this day in Jewish history helps us identify with our past but it is also a day when we need to identify with the present and future. Even while people are protecting themselves from Hamas’ rockets, some admirable stories are coming out from Israel. Rabbi Buchwald tells of a couple that’s wedding was canceled in the south of Israel due to rockets nearby and a councilman treated them to a wedding in Jerusalem. This should remind us that all the meritorious acts will be for the merit of those in Israel. So let’s use this day and the coming days to do acts of kindness so that our people will be spared any future sorrow and God should bless us with goodness and peace.

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation


Israel Palestinian Conflict: The Truth About the West Bank

Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon explains the historical facts relating to the Israeli Palestinian conflict. The video explains where the terms “West Bank”, “occupied territories” and “67 Borders” originated and how they are incorrectly used and applied. Also follow on Twitter: and

KiruvMedia Subbotniks – Russians who embraced Judaism – Khazars and more…


The Subbotniks were ethnic Russian peasants in southern Russia who embraced Jewish practice and converted to Judaism more than 200 years ago under the Czarist regime.
They were referred to by the term “Subbotniks” because of their love of the Subbot, which is Russian for Sabbath.
In the early 19th century, Czar Alexander I expelled them from their homes and deported them to the far reaches of the empire as punishment for their adoption of Judaism.
They were later ruthlessly persecuted by the Communists, and thousands of them were murdered by the Germans after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in World War II.
There are still an estimated 15,000 Subbotnik Jews living primarily in southern Russia and in Siberia, most of whom wish to return to the traditions of their ancestors and emigrate to Israel.

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