The Israel Center is pleased to offer the following very special video presentations — AT NO CHARGE! Israel Center, 22 Keren HaYesod St; 560-9100
PLEASE NOTE TIMES!
Mon, Feb 10 - 2:00 - DOUBLE FEATURE - “Search for the Real Mt. Sinai” (2003) - First time showing - Two explorers with assistance of Christian archaeological historians, claim they discovered real Mt. Sinai. Make a powerful case in this fascinating documentary, showing what they found, how they identified it and evidence supporting their claim. Riveting film and “A LOST TRIBE? LEMBA OF AFRICA” - Tribe with Semitic names, Jewish rituals - DNA supports claim of Jewishness! (1¼ hrs TOTAL)
Sponsored by Mary Ann Varadi in memory of her Czech Zionist Uncle Mordechai Yehuda Spiegel who came to Eretz Yisrael after World War II with a Czech Jewish brigade to fight for Israel’s independence
Tues, Feb 11 - 2:00 - “Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 60th Anniversary” (1996) - Conduction of Zubin Mehta, performances by Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Itzak Perlman. Interviews with these men and historical film and narrative - history of the Orchestra, founding of the state and the Orchestra’s association with the great musicians of the 20th century. Music of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms. Come enjoy the magnificent music and interesting talk. (1½ hrs)
Sponsored by Mary Ann Varadi in loving memory of her Sister, Chana Bluma bat Sarah, on her birthday
Wed, Feb 12 - 2:00 - DOUBLE FEATURE - “The Bielski Brothers” (1994) - Documentary on three heroes. After Nazis murdered their parents, the brothers took to the forest - built village to protect Jews; fought Germans, armed anti-Semites, starvation and brutal weather; captured weapons; destroyed railroad lines; blew up bridges. Saved 1200+ Jews, largest rescue of Jews by Jews. Interviews with survivors including one of the brothers and children of the other brothers along with dramatic film. and “THE HUNT FOR NAZIS AND ODESSA” (1997) - Superb documentary on Nazi war criminals’ escape from justice and the hunt for them - Nazi “underground railroad”, Catholic Church and CIA helping Nazis, Simon Wiesenthal, Mengele, Eichmann. (1¾ hrs total)
Sponsored by Yehudis Isenberg Dorfman in loving memory of her Father, Leibish ben Moshe Shmuel, on his 10th Yahrzeit