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  • Kindertransport film picked for permanent preservation

    By  Tom Tugend

    5 days ago

    Oscar-winner “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” has been selected for permanent preservation in the Library of Congress by the National Film Registry.
     
    The film, released in 2000, documents the rescue of some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from...
  • In Every Generation: Remaking The Szyk Haggadah [VIDEO]

    By Jared Baker

    May 16, 2012 | 10:25 am

    From Historicana:

    Shalom Sabar at the Library of Congress: The Washington Haggadah and The Szyk Haggadah.

    This video is a portion of the documentary film, “In Every Generation: Remaking The Szyk Haggadah (Historicana and JKR Productions, 2008), directed by Emmy-nominated Jim Ruxin....

  • ‘350’ Exhibit Spends Winter at the Skirball

    By David Finnigan

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In 1927, a popular duo called The Happiness Boys had a hit song called, "Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me," which lampooned the car magnet's supposed contrition for the anti-Semitic content of his newspaper, The Dearborn Independent.

    Its catchy lyrics proclaimed:

    "I was sad and...

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