New and Notable
When Jews Were Funny
This insightful and hilarious documentary surveys the history of Jewish comedy, ultimately exploring the question of what it means to be Jewish.
A Look at the Past
The Night of Broken Glass
After seizing power, the Nazis turned to violence openly in what has come to be known as Kristallnacht: the night of broken glass.
On the Lighter Side
Dad on the Run
Fueled by klezmer and set in the Paris night world, Dad On The Run is an intelligent & hilarious screwball comedy involving Bar Mitzvahs, frozen fish and a misplaced foreskin.
Issues of Faith
Wagner & Me
With witty English actor and raconteur Stephen Fry as our guide, this surprising film is a provocative yet enjoyable look at Richard Wagner‘s life – and his 'stained' legacy.
In the Performing Arts
Follow the dazzling Pilobolus Dance Theater and Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) as they collaborate on a dance-theater work honoring a Holocaust legacy..
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz
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1. Orchestra of Exiles
The story of how one man saved nearly 1,000 Jews from the Nazis.
2. When Jews Were Funny
A survey of the history of Jewish comedy.
3. Wagner & Me
Stephen Fry reconciles his love of Wagner with the man's anti-Semitism.
4. The Last Flight of Petr Ginz
The extraordinary life and work of Petr Ginz, who died at Auschwitz at age 16.
5. Old Jews Telling Jokes
Just what it’s called: old Jews...telling jokes...
6. Praying with Lior
Can someone with Down syndrome be a “spiritual genius?”
7. A Life Apart
An intimate look into the mysterious and joyous world of the Hasidic Jews.
8. Forgiving Dr. Mengele
A victim of the infamous Nazi doctor decides to forgive the unforgivable.
9. Inventing Our Life
A look at the glorious 100-year history of Israel's kibbutz movement.
10. Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child
A German artist designs an Israeli opera written by a famous playwright.
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