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The Jewish Journey : America

Title
The Jewish Journey : America / PBS.
Publication
[Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2015]
Distribution
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.
Copyright Notice Date
©2015
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (1 video file (55 min., 3 sec)) : sound, color.
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Originally released by PBS, 2015.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on June 01, 2018.
Closed-captioned.
Title from distributor's description
Access and use
Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Summary
Narrated by Martha Teichner, the film follows the trajectory of Jewish American life from the earliest arrivals in the mid-17th century through the impact of the Nazi regime in World War II, the creation of Israel, and the new challenges of 21st century assimilation. Explore the personal stories many faced as they migrated to America, whether for economic opportunity or to escape persecution.
Variant and related titles
Films on demand.
Format
Images / Online / Video & Film
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 20, 2019
System details note
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Contents
Jewish Immigration to America (1:41); Eastern Europe and Russia (3:32); Expansion of the Russian Empire (5:50); The United States of America (5:42); New Life in America (6:34); American Immigration Laws (4:33); The Islamic World (10:18); Being and Becoming American (14:34); Credits: The Jewish Journey: America (1:08);
Videorecording number
151308 Infobase
Genre/Form
Internet videos.
Also listed under
Infobase, film distributor.
PBS (Firm)
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