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Top Ten Jewish Films
Orchestra of Exiles
The story of how one man saved nearly 1,000 Jews from the Nazis.
A Life Apart
Journey into the mysterious and joyous world of the Hasidic Jews,
Sukkah City
A design competition explores the potential of the ancient Jewish sukkah.
Kabbalah Me
A personal journey into the esoteric spiritual phenomenon.
Wagner's Jews
Why did so many Jews support the notoriously anti-Semitic composer?
We Were So Beloved
Between 1933 and 1941more than 20,000 Jews fleeing Nazis came to Washington Heights in New York.
Lost Islands
This crowd-pleaser was the biggest box office success in Israel in 2008.
Wagner & Me
Stephen Fry reconciles his love of Wagner with the man's anti-Semitism.
When Jews Were Funny
A survey of the history of Jewish comedy.

New and Notable

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
This powerful film tells the story of the Austrian writer and his life in exile from 1936 to 1942. Zweig was one of the most famous writers of his time, but as a Jewish intellectual he struggled to find the right stance towards Nazi Germany.

A Look at the Past

The Ruins of Lifta
Lifta is the only Arab village abandoned in the 1948 war that has not been destroyed or repopulated. Jewish filmmaker Menachem meets Yacoub, a Palestinian who leads the struggle to save the village ruins.

On the Lighter Side

When Jews Were Funny
This insightful and hilarious survey of Jewish comedy from the early days of Borsht belt to the present ultimately explores the entire unruly question of what it means to be Jewish.

Issues of Faith

Eyes Wide Open
When a dedicated husband and father in Jerusalem’s ultra-orthodox community falls in love with a handsome student, guilt, torment and community pressure lead him to make a radical decision.

The Performing Arts

A Tickle in the Heart
An international smash hit and the world's most popular film about klezmer music, A Tickle in the Heart captures the story of klezmer legends the Epstein Brothers on a joyous (and hilarious) international tour.