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Ergo Media Inc

Overview
Works: 369 works in 566 publications in 6 languages and 6,398 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Personal narratives  Music  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: DS135.P6, 296.709438
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Most widely held works by Ergo Media Inc
Yidl with his fiddle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl, dressed as a boy, goes off with her father and a band of traveling musicians into the Polish countryside. A classic Yiddish language musical-comedy
Hill 24 doesn't answer by Thorold Dickinson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four young Zionists are assigned to defend strategic Hill 24 outside Jerusalem in order to maintain access to the besieged city during Israel's War of Independence
More than broken glass memories of Kristallnacht ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through archival footage, photographs and firsthand interviews with witnesses, this video forms a sharp portrait of the night the Nazis began their campaign against the Jews
They risked their lives rescuers of the Holocaust by Gay Block ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected interviews of Holocaust rescuers in 12 countries which show a variety of people and their reasons for helping the Jews escape
Sepharad Judeo-Spanish ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in Ladino and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 500 years have passed since the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, but Sephardic Jewry has preserved its rich musical heritage. This program documents the rich tradition and beautiful music of Spanish singers of the Middle Ages, featuring Ladino tunes of the Middle Ages, lullabies, wedding tunes, music of the synagogue and songs of mourning
Ashkenaz Eastern Europe ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Yiddish and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the music of Eastern European Jewry, including Yiddish folksongs, liturgical music of the synagogue, Klezmer melodies and Yiddish theater tunes. Features performances and rare vintage archival footage of Jewish life in Eastern Europe prior to World War II
Opening the gates of hell American liberators of the Nazi concentration camps ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American veterans, who were among the first troops to enter the Nazi concentration camps, relate their memories of that experience. Includes graphic archival footage of the camps
Image before my eyes by Josh Waletzky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This documentary, first released in 1980, offers a window into the vitality of Polish Jewry before the Holocaust. The film directs its lens at all aspects of that now-vanished world, showing us a diverse community and culture. It encompasses city and shtetl, rich and poor, secular and spiritual, politics and society, all permeated by the distinctive character and values that developed in the Polish-Jewish community over nearly a millennium"--Study guide, p. 1
Theresienstadt, gateway to Auschwitz recollections from childhood ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of the Theresienstadt ghetto which was used during World War II by the Nazis as a transit camp for Jewish deportees en route to other death camps. Blends the childhood recollections of these survivors with rare archival photos, paintings, drawings by ghetto inmates, excerpts from the children's opera Brundibar, which was performed there, and scenes of a survivors' reunion
The Double crossing the story of the St. Louis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ship St. Louis left Nazi Germany on May 13, 1939 with over 900 Jewish refugees bound for Cuba. Cuba refused them entry, as did the United States. The ship returned to Europe where the refugees were accepted by Great Britain, France, Belgium and Netherlands. Archival footage, plus numerous interviews with survivors of the St. Louis voyage, document this experience of refugees
The Jews of Poland five cities by Yitzhak Goskind ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These five short documentary films focus on Jewish life in the Polish cities of Kraków, Vilna (Vilnius), Lwów (Lv́ov), Warsaw, and Białystok. Between 1938 and 1939, filmmakers Yitzhak and Shaul Goskind visited Jewish communities in Poland in an effort to record the vitality of Jewish life. Little did they suspect that their film would be one of the last visual accounts of a once vibrant world
Warsaw Ghetto uprising an audio-visual program from the exhibition at Ghetto Fighter's House ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with the Nazi invasion of Poland, we are led step-by-step through the deportations, life in the ghetto, the formation of a resistance organization and finally the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Utilizes archival film footage, authentic still photographs, and actual testimony of survivors
Flames in the ashes by Monia Aavrahami ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the testimony of eyewitnesses, this documentary presents the different aspects, forms, and scales of Jewish resistance in Nazi-controlled Europe during the Holocaust
Hamsin by D Wachsman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in Hebrew and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the eternal problem of Jewish-Arab relationship between Jewish landowner and his Arab worker
The jester Der Purimspieler ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a drifter, who wanders from shtetl to shtetl. He finds brief happiness when he falls in love with a shoemaker's daughter in a small Galician town in this likable fantasy about a love triangle and man's quest for the unobtainable
The talmud and the scholar by David Rosenberg ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "behind the scenes" look at Adin Steinsaltz, whose English translation and analysis of the Talmud, has made the Oral Law accessible to a new generation of English readers
Sallah by Ephraim Kishon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in Hebrew and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Yemenite Jewish family immigrates to Israel, where their patriarch has difficulty making ends meet. Set in 1950, during "Operation Magic Carpet."
Choosing one's way resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau by Allen Secher ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video permits the ashes of Auschwitz to bear eloquent testimony. The focus of this documentary is a heretofore little-known story of resistance. Accomplished through the smuggling of gun powder from a nearby munitions factory, the inmates succeeded in the destruction of Cermatorium #4. The film features thirteen survivors, each of whom contributes to the piecing together of this incredible story of heroism
A brivele der mamen by Joseph Green ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Polish Ukraine and New York City at the time of the First World War, the film traces the break-up of a family due to stress, the chaos of war and the difficulties of immigrant life. It focuses on one Jewish mother's efforts to keep her family together
Routes of exile a Moroccan Jewish odyssey ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Arabic and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It examines their status under successive Moroccan governments, and the conflicts caused by the creation of the state of Israel in their relationships with the Arab population, culminating in massive emigration, mostly to Israel and France. It also looks at the clashes in Israel itself between Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jews
 
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English (36)
Yiddish (12)
Hebrew (4)
French (3)
Arabic (2)
Ladino (1)