Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Bruno (Max Mauff), a young German entomology student, arrives in Israel with a letter from his recently deceased mother to Avi, a German-Jewish kibbutznik, who Bruno believes to be his biological
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‘Dancing on a Volcano’ Wins at New Hope Film Festival

Gary Merz producer/director of Federal Street Productions accepted the Audience Choice Best Documentary Award for his feature length documentary, "Dancing On A Volcano" at New Hope, Pennsylvania.  The film's grip on the audience has been evident, gaining much recognition and momentum after only two festivals. "Dancing On A Volcano" had its (more...)

Wallenberg’s Life-Giving Legacy

The following op-ed by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was published by the New York Times on January 16. Tuesday begins a yearlong celebration of the life of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who chose not to be indifferent when faced with great evil. Raoul Wallenberg was born (more...)

John Demjanjuk

‘Ivan the Terrible’ – John Demjanjuk:Case Verdict Due

Convicted Nazi camp guard John Demjanjuk, will be released from jail despite his five-year sentence. The court say 91-year-old Demjanjuk participated willingly in the Holocaust, having helped to murder 27,900 Jews at the Sobibor death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1943. Mr Demjanjuk denies the charges, his lawyer said during (more...)


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