Rambam was born in Cordova, Spain in the 12th century. Known as the “Nesher Gadol” the “Great Eagle” - Rambam had the unique ability to see and perceive, with insight and clarity, the "big picture" - and man's relationship to the Divine. He was the first philosopher to unify - and reconcile the rational - with the reality of God. The legacy he left behind is astounding.
In the calm before the Crusades, one man changed the way the world would understand the Bible. Set in the 11th Century, "Rashi" is the story of a unique hero, a Torah commentator who lived at the beginning of the Reign of Terror, the Crusades. A winemaker by trade, Rashi, in an age of illiteracy debated theology with his Christian neighbors and delved into the mysteries of the Bible.
Perhaps no other century experienced the remarkable contrasts of the 20th Century. It was both heroic and tragic, a time of confusion. Faith & Fate focuses on how the events of the 20th century impacted the Jewish people - and how the Jews impacted the century. It explores how the survival of the Jews defied the challenges of over 40 centuries. Included are original historical clips.
In the most devastating decade in mankind's history, Imperial greed, Russia's Communist Revolution ↦ WWII created a cauldron of conflict that changed Jewish & World history forever.
The story of the Jews facing the rise of Hitler before the Holocaust. How the evil of one man bamboozled the whole world. How winning World War I and the Great Depression set the stage for World War II. The mistakes. The deceptions. The unheeded lessons of history.
Passing the Torch focuses on the centrality and importance of Torah to Jewish survival and continuity. It features some of the dedicated Individuals who survived the Holocaust with a passion and mission to rebuild the highest level of Torah education for future generations to face the challenges of the modern world. Faith & Fate Special Holocaust Film.
Berel Wein's groundbreaking documentary "Faith and Fate" captures the two most monumental events in recent Jewish history - the Holocaust and the birth of the State of Israel. With original footage, the depth and detail in "Faith & Fate: The Miracle of Israel" is sure to inform and move you! Some of the topics covered include: Nuremberg Trials, fate of Sephardic Jewry and the Exodus.
"A New Beginning" tells of the absorption of the 850,000 Jewish refugees from Yemen, Morocco, Libya, and Egypt. The film takes us back fourteen centuries to the present-day Arab/Israeli conflict. "A New Beginning" captures the beginning of the Cold War, the Suez crisis, and the fate of Jews behind the Iron Curtain in contrast with the challenge of freedom in 1950's suburban America.
Delightfully animated to original music, this tells the timeless stories of the Baal Shem Tov, Reb Zusia of Hanopoli, the Maggid of Mezrich and Reb Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev, which reach out to us from history with warmth and inspiration.
The beauty, mystery, & spirituality of Jerusalem are legendary. It is a city as modern as today, & as ancient as our faith. Whether you are in the boutiques on Ben Yehuda Street, or the covered walkways of the Old City, the spiritual pulse of King David's capital never leaves you. Beret Wein's historical insights blend the past & present, & give the streets & sights the unique texture & meaning.