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Ergo Media Inc

Works: 316 works in 596 publications in 5 languages and 6,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Personal narratives  Musical films  Documentary films  Music 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Ergo Media Inc
Publications by Ergo Media Inc
Most widely held works by Ergo Media Inc
Yidl with his fiddle by Joseph Green( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Provides a warm rendering of Eastern European Jewish life. A young woman who poses as a man in order to join a band of travelling musicians, falls in love with one of her colleagues with delightfully humorous results. Filled with yiddish music and song
Hill 24 doesn't answer by Thorold Dickinson( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 137 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
Sepharad : Judeo-Spanish ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in Ladino and English and held by 128 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
More than broken glass memories of Kristallnacht ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 122 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
Opening the gates of hell American liberators of the Nazi concentration camps ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 106 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
They risked their lives rescuers of the Holocaust by Gay Block( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Selected interviews of Holocaust rescuers in 12 countries which show a variety of people and their reasons for helping the Jews escape
Ashkenaz : Eastern Europe ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Yiddish and English and held by 103 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
Warsaw Ghetto uprising an audio-visual program from the exhibition at Ghetto Fighter's House ( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 93 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
Image before my eyes by Josh Waletzky( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
This documentary vividly recreates Jewish life in Poland from the late nineteenth century through the 1930's using rare film footage, memorabilia, photographs, music, and interviews
Theresienstadt : gateway to Auschwitz : recollections from childhood by Charles J Ticho( visu )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 83 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 jester Der Purimspieler by Joseph Green( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 80 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 Double crossing the story of the St. Louis ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 78 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( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Filmed primarily in 1939, these five short documentary films focus on Jewish life in the Polish cities of Kraków, Vilna (Vilnius), Lwów (Lv́ov), Warsaw, and Białystok
The miracle of Intervale Avenue ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The South Bronx in New York City, an area that was once predominately Jewish, is now a decaying neighborhood whose population is a mixture of Jews, Hispanics, and African-Americans. This program examines the people who choose to live and work in the South Bronx, in particular the tiny community of elderly Jews
Flames in the ashes by Monia Aavrahami( visu )
4 editions published in 1987 in French and Hebrew and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Presents the different aspects, forms and scales of Jewish resistance in Nazi-controlled Europe during the Holocaust
Sallah Shabati by Ephraim Kishon( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Hebrew and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A Yemenite Jewish family immigrates to Israel, where their patriarch has difficulty making ends meet. Set in 1950, during "Operation Magic Carpet."
A brivele der mamen by Joseph Green( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Performance art piece
The talmud and the scholar by David Rosenberg( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 65 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
Choosing one's way resistance in Auschwitz/Birkenau by Allen Secher( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 65 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
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English (42)
Yiddish (16)
Hebrew (6)
French (3)
Ladino (1)
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