“Faith in Iran” is a documentary in which an American Jewish woman explores Jewish life in Iran with the Jews of Shiraz. “Iran’s Jews” is a documentary from 2007 which looks at the life for Jews under the government of Ahmadinejad.
This five-minute video from the Monuments Men Foundation highlights a few of the men and women who rescued European art treasures stolen and hidden by the Nazis during World War II.
Prof. Jane Gerber and Prof. Paulo Mendes Pinto discuss the history of Spanish-Portuguese Jews, hosted by Congregation Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish community in the US.
Ten minute film from the 1950s, introduced by Eddie Cantor. How could you use this in a lesson? Ask older students: who might be the audience for this film? what image of Israel is the film creating? how is knowing the historical context important to understanding the message of the film?