Judaic Studies: Films & Videos in the University of Arizona Library
In Her Own Time
1986. 59 min. Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California.
Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles' Fairfax neighborhood.
Media Coll F869 .L89 J58 1986. VIDEO.
Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer
1987. 56 min. Direct Cinema.
Presents a biography of Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer as he converses with friends in a popular cafeteria, responds to postlecture questions, and addresses people in his study. Also includes documentary footage from the 1978 Nobel ceremonies, and Judd Hirsch reads excerpts from Singer's stories.
Media Coll PJ5129.S49 I82 1987. VIDEO.
Israel: A Nation Is Born
1992. Five videos at 55 minutes each(total: 275 min.). Israel Heritage and Thirteen/WNET.
An historical account of Israel beginning with the rise of Zionism and President Truman's support for a Jewish state and ending with Yom Kippur War of 1973 and the Camp David Accord.
Media Coll DS126.5 .I774 1992. VIDEO.
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