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Climbing the Rungs of Prayer

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Climbing the Rungs of Prayer allows you to learn and be inspired, first hand, through the elegant simplicity of the prayers of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson..
Features: Documentary narration or children’s Narration English, Hebrew, French, or RussianRunning time: 45 minutes 15 minutes of bonus footage.

Publisher: JEM, 2009

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Great Figures of the Bible

Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel explores the human condition as revealed by the extraordinary tales of key Biblical figures: Moses, David, Cain and Abel, Job, Abraham and Isaac, and Adam and Eve. Masterful storytelling of our heritage accompanied by great works of art, biblical landscape and based, in part, on Wiesels Messengers of [...]

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People of the Book

5 Videos
A video series examining Jewish culture and history from the perspective of central figures in Jewish life. Each video is a docudrama that combines Jewish history and philosophy in the search for modern relevance. Five video set includes treatments of: Abraham, Moses, Ruth, Esther and Matityahu the Maccabee. Running time 112 min.

Publisher: [...]

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The Early Years I: 1902-1931

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Until now, the private life of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson - particularly his childhood and youth - has been shrouded in mystery. For the first time, the Rebbe’s early life is explored in The Early Years. Based on first-person testimony from the oral history project, My Encounter with the [...]

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The Early Years II: 1931-1938

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Based on first-person testimony from the oral history project ‘My Encounter with the Rebbe’, The Early Years II sheds unprecedented light on the period following the Rebbe’s marriage in 1928. Meet the people who knew the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin then, and watch first-person testimony recounting their life at that time. [...]

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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 first-person [...]

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The Early Years IV: 1940-1941

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 flight from the Nazis in 1940-1941.
The filmmakers have discovered new documents in archives in the US and Europe, shedding unprecedented light on [...]

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The First Israeli In Space

The Story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, Israel’s First Astronaut
The fascinating story of the first Israeli astronaut who, as a member of the ill-fated Shuttle Columbia’s crew, lost his life when the spaceship disintegrated over Texas, 16 minutes before it was scheduled to land. based on the footage of the Israeli film crew that followed him [...]

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The Rebbetzin

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Scion of generations of Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbes and Rebbetzins, at 27 years of age, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson became the life partner of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, obm. Though her husband’s name would become renowned far-and-wide, her life remained cloaked in utter concealment.
Whether risking her life to smuggle candles to [...]

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A Deeper Reality DVD

A Look into Kabbalah
Jewish Kabbalah. Join us for a fascinating journey, party mystical and very practical. From the beginning of time through our current technological revolution, take a deeper look into the energy stored in sub-atomic particles, the new global community, the future of the internet, and where man’s intelligence is leading the world.
Featured SpeakersRabbi [...]

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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 of [...]

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Climbing the Rungs of Prayer

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Climbing the Rungs of Prayer allows you to learn and be inspired, first hand, through the elegant simplicity of the prayers of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson..
Features: Documentary narration or children’s Narration English, Hebrew, French, or RussianRunning time: 45 minutes 15 minutes of bonus footage.

Publisher: JEM, 2009

February 16 2010 | Posted in Shabbat | Read More »

Farbrengen Purim 5747 - 1987

Talks 3, 4, 6
In a landmark talk on the topic of Moshiach, the Rebbe lays out the case that the world is on the verge of the Redemption, pointing to trends in technology, international-relations and academia over the past few decades.
Because the time is so opportune for the coming of Moshiach, the power is within [...]

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Hand in Hand

Children learning from the Rebbe
Chassidim would always ask: Why doesn’t the Talmud contain a tractate that focuses on the love of HASHEM, or the fear of Him? They would explain that instead of teaching these attributes in an abstract intellectual form, in every generation, HASHEM gives us tzaddikim who provide living examples. We constantly look [...]

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I am a Chassid

Living the Way the Rebbe Teaches Us
A classic Chasidic saying states: ‘The Rebbe, his Chassidim, his teachings are all one.’ Being a Chassid of the Rebbe means taking his teachings and making them part of ourselves and our lives.
We have taken ten of the primary messages that the Rebbe teaches us and communicated them [...]

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My Pesukim

Video, DVD, or CDs
As part of his campaign to educate every Jewish child, the Rebbe selected 12 Torah passages especially for every Jewish boy or girl. The Rebbe urged children to recite the verses, study them by heart, and teach them to others. The impressions these Torah thoughts would make upon their minds, the Rebbe [...]

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One: Chabad’s rescue and relief efforts

In the wake of several natural disasters.
Reflecting the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, OBM, the Chabad Lubavitch Shluchim are legendary for their love of every Jew. Join Chabad rabbis in Thailand as they search hospitals for missing Jews after the tsunami; enter post-Katrina New Orleans together with search and rescue teams; and accompany volunteers as [...]

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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, promoting [...]

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The Early Years II: 1931-1938

My Encounter with the Rebbe
Based on first-person testimony from the oral history project ‘My Encounter with the Rebbe’, The Early Years II sheds unprecedented light on the period following the Rebbe’s marriage in 1928. Meet the people who knew the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin then, and watch first-person testimony recounting their life at that time. [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Shabbat | Read More »

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 first-person [...]

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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 same [...]

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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, including [...]

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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

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 and [...]

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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 was [...]

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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 risk [...]

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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 have [...]

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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

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 possible [...]

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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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