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The Early Years III: 1938-1940

The Early Years III: 1938-1940

My Encounter with the Rebbe Based on first-person testimony from the oral history project ‘My Encounter with the Rebbe’, The Early Years III sheds unprecedented light on the period following the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s last years in Paris, from 1938 through 1940. Meet the people who knew the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin then, and watch […]

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The Rebbe and the Holy Land

The Rebbe and the Holy Land

A glimpse at the loving relationship between the Rebbe, the People and the Land of Israel The Rebbe’s love for the Land of Israel was unequaled. His approach was an enigmatic mix of faith and practical activism: On the one hand, he saw G-d as the ultimate guarantor of Israel’s physical safety. Yet at the […]

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Israel: A Nation is Born

Israel: A Nation is Born

Set of 5 Video Tapes A five-part video series presented by former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban. It chronicles his recollections of and his part in, the creation of the State of Israel. The series tells the story of the events leading to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948; the subsequent conflicts, […]

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Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

In this poignant tragicomedy, a clever Jewish-Italian waiter named Guido (Roberto Benigni, who won an Oscar for his role) is sent to a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, along with his wife (Nicoletta Braschi) and their young son (Giorgio Cantarini). Refusing to give up hope, Guido tries to protect his son’s innocence by […]

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Paper Clips Special Edition

Paper Clips Special Edition

2 Discs When the students of Tennessee’s Whitwell Middle School began studying the Holocaust as a way to learn about intolerance and diversity, nobody could have predicted the results. In 2001, the Paper Clip Project culminated in a unique memorial that changed the lives of those who created it, as well as touching Holocaust survivors […]

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Six Days in June

Six Days in June

The War that Redefined the Middle East Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war […]

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Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness

Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness

Discover the Impact of One Man’s Extraordinary Act of Courage In the fall of 1939 Hitler’s murderous wave was sweeping through Eastern Europe. In the face of the Nazi onslaught, Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara made a decision that would change his life and thousands of others. With no possible hope for reward and at great […]

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The Longest Hatred

The Longest Hatred

Why can’t Jews, Arabs, and Palestinians coexist? The answers are deep-rooted, complex, and fully detailed in this stunning history of Jewish persecution. ”They are the other. They are not us.” Throughout time, words such as these have been used to justify and vilify. The Longest Hatred takes an unsparing look at the ways such words […]

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Catskills on Broadway

Catskills on Broadway

The Catskills, the cradle of American humor, launched the careers of many of our greatest comics. During two hilarious hours of stand-up, Freddie Roman, Mal Z. Lawrence, Dick Capri, and Louise Duart will have you howling with laughter. So sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy a great evening of good old-fashioned comedy that […]

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Inside The Writers Room

Inside The Writers Room

The Sid Caesar Collection For the first time since ‘Your Show of Shows’ and ‘Caesar’s Hour’ aired, you are able to see these classic comedy sketches as they were originally performed-live, with no cue cards, no teleprompters and no second takes. Digitally remastered from the original kinescopes to give you the best sound and picture […]

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On Location with Myron Cohen

On Location with Myron Cohen

This HBO presentation filmed in Warwick, RI is a very special night, highlighting the career of comedy genius Myron Cohen. As host Steve Allen points out, Myron Cohen is the consummate dialect comedian. Using this ability, along with his trademark facial expressions, Mr. Cohen entertains us with his storytelling humor and social commentary. Although he […]

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The World According to Me

The World According to Me

Jackie Mason The complete Broadway Show! Taped live! Jackie Mason is more popular than ever, as he combines lethal political satire with his own unique observations about everyday life. This is Jackie Mason’s first one man Broadway show, which played to sold out standing room only crowds for two years and was a phenomenal success […]

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The World According to Me!

The World According to Me!

by Jackie Mason The complete Broadway Show taped live! Jackie Mason is more popular than ever, as he combines lethal political satire with his own unique observations about everyday life. This is his first one-man Broadway show, which played to sold-out standing room only crowds for two years and was a phenomenal success on its […]

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How To Read Hebrew and Love It!

How To Read Hebrew and Love It!

by Helen Ducoff This DVD provides you with a solid reading base for conversational or prayerbook Hebrew in 22 lessons. It includes oral reading exercises in every lesson, numberous review sections and charming animations. The program is excellent as a co-curricular tool in the classroom or for individual and tutorial use.Running time: 120 minutes. Publisher: […]

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The Bris DVD

The Bris DVD

Covenant of Abraham Ritual Circumcision From birth, naming your child, and the early years of development, this 22 minute program educates Jewish families on 3000 years of tradition and laws. When a baby is born many new issues arise that will affect the lifetime of your child, this video is a fantastic opportunity to consult […]

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World Peace according to the Seven Laws of Noah – DVD

World Peace according to the Seven Laws of Noah - DVD

Universal Laws of Unity This presentation containing practicing Noahides, Leading Rabbis and Philosophers will give a detailed explanation of the Seven Commandments of Noah, and how they will ultimately lead to World Peace in our Time. Just ask:Is World Peace Possible?What are the Seven Noahide laws?How are we going to implement them?Why did G-d bring […]

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A Life Apart

A Life Apart

Hasidism in America Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and Sarah Jessica Parker.In New York City, they are a common sight. Yet even here their way of life remains a mystery to those outside their community. They are the Jews known as the Hasidim (Chasidim) With their use of Yiddish, their distinctive clothes and their strict observance […]

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Do You Believe in Miracles?

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Hanoch Teller presents… When events occur that defy all the laws of nature and reason, you know you are witnessing a miracle. In this widely acclaimed video docudrama, Hanoch Teller presents incredible – but – true miraculous events in the lives of ordinary people powerful evidence of the Almighty’s constant involvement in our daily lives. […]

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Kippur – DVD

Kippur - DVD

A film about war from Israel From the director of Kadosh, an official selection at the Cannes, New York and Toronto Film Festivals, Kippur focuses on the presence of the human spirit in battle. Despite its extreme graphic depiction of war, the film was recognized as a major cinematic breakthrough. Called an ‘existential rather than […]

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Messages Season 2

Messages Season 2

‘Messages’ is a weekly TV show featuring the ideas and ideals of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. In its second season the program, subtitled ‘farbring’, aired in Toronto. Each half hour show includes a short segment of the Rebbe speaking (with English subtitles) followed by discussion and commentary by Chabad Rabbis and Rebbetzins from the Toronto area. […]

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Messages Season 3

Messages Season 3

‘Messages’ is a weekly TV show featuring the ideas and ideals of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. In its third season the program, subtitled ‘farbring’, aired in Toronto. Each half hour show includes a short segment of the Rebbe speaking (with English subtitles) followed by discussion and commentary by Chabad Rabbis and Rebbetzins from the Toronto area. […]

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Messages Season 4

Messages Season 4

‘Messages’ is a weekly TV show featuring the ideas and ideals of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. In its fourth season the program aired in Toronto. Each half hour show includes a short segment of the Rebbe speaking (with English subtitles) followed by discussion and commentary by Chabad Rabbis and Rebbetzins from the Toronto area. These 26 […]

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Messages Season 5

Messages Season 5

‘Messages’ is a weekly TV show featuring Jewish teachings as seen in the light of Chabad Chassidic philosophy. This fifth season examines teachings from the Tanya, the core text of Chabad philosophy and the last classic of Kabbalah published in 1796 by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe, founder of the Chabad movement. […]

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Operation Thunderbolt – Mitsva Yonatan

Operation Thunderbolt - Mitsva Yonatan

Hebrew with English Subtitles Based on the real-life incidents at Entebbe, Operation Thunderbolt takes off at lightning speed to bring the riveting story of the ultimate fight for freedom to the screen. A cinematic classic in Israel, Operation Thunderbolt was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. This special DVD edition also includes the […]

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Peace Upon the Land

Peace Upon the Land

Torah’s approach to achieving true peace and security in the Holy Land The terror that proceeded the Six-Day War, and the Iraqi SCUD missile attacks mirrors the fear and uncertainty of our turbulent times. The first half of this engrossing video segues from battlefield footage to filmed accounts of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, […]

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Pillar of Fire

Pillar of Fire

A Television History of Israel’s Rebirth A seven part documentary series on 3 DVDs. It encompasses: The Jewish people’s return to the Promised LandThe Arab national awakeningThe Jewish-Arab struggle for PalestinePersecution of Jews in EuropeThe War of IndependenceThe creation of the state of IsraelPillar of Fire relates the drama of the Jewish people’s return to […]

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Six Days in June

Six Days in June

The War that Redefined the Middle East Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war […]

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The Bris DVD

The Bris DVD

Covenant of Abraham Ritual Circumcision From birth, naming your child, and the early years of development, this 22 minute program educates Jewish families on 3000 years of tradition and laws. When a baby is born many new issues arise that will affect the lifetime of your child, this video is a fantastic opportunity to consult […]

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The Case for Israel: Democracy’s Outpost

The Case for Israel: Democracy's Outpost

A landmark documentary film with Alan Dershowitz This documentary was produced to present a vigorous case for Israel — for its basic right to exist, to protect its citizens from terrorism, and to defend its borders from hostile enemies — in a highly accessible multimedia format. Alan Dershowitz plays a central role in this documentary […]

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The Deed Season 1

The Deed Season 1

A Guide to Mitzvot from the TV Series ‘Messages’ Ever wonder on the practicality of certain mitzvot such as Shabbat and the 39 Av Melachot, the High Holidays, and kashrut? How do we perform the mitzvah in this day and age? Wonder no longer! Originally aired as the final segments of the weekly TV show […]

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