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Greenspan, Michael

Overview
Works: 60 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 1,166 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Drama  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Military history  Instructional films 
Roles: Narrator, Director, Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 296.155
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Greenspan
The enigma of the Dead Sea scrolls( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered in 1947 by a shepherd boy, are the oldest known Biblical manuscripts in existence, offering insight into the birth of Christianity. Yet since their discovery, scholars have kept the exact contents of these documents a closely guarded secret. This program examines that controversy
Tkuma : the first fifty years( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel
Kill for me( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of roommates, each with abusive men in her past, devise a plan to murder the men to solve the problem once and for all
Against all odds : Israel survives( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel has won four major wars, survived bomb raids, and terrorist attacks in the last five decades. These stories of biblical proportions prove that a higher power continues to uphold the country
Whose state? whose religion?( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 4 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. Israel was founded by Zionists, who viewed Israel as the Promised Land, but today many Israelis define themselves as a nation, not as a religion. Does being an Israeli mean embracing a religion, or is it a national identity? This program examines this divisive question that has pitted Israeli against Jew, a question of identity which continues to shape Israeli politics and society
Conflict by Phillip Hodson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. In May 14, 1948 David Ben-Gurion declared the independence of Israel and the following day neighboring Arab populations declared war. Israel was born from this conflict and emerged a refuge for a people dispersed through the world. This segment presents the history of Israel from its founding Zionist fathers in the 19th century, to the war of independence and the emergence of Israel as a prosperous, independent Jewish state
The Ingathering( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. This segment examines the history of Jewish immigration and the conflux of cultures that exist within the broader cultural/religious identity of the Israeli population. In addition to identifying as Jewish, Israelis also identify themselves as Polish, Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, Libyan, Algerian, Yemenite and Ethiopian. The program explores the question of cultural identity and heritage in a multicultural society founded on a principle of inclusion for all Jewish people
Future Peace, Next War( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 6 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. This final segment of the series examines the vision of Israel's purpose and scope--and the leaders who have interpreted and shaped that vision. From the first Begin/Sadat meeting in Jerusalem to the war against the PLO in Lebanon, from the post-Gulf War peace initiatives to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's history has been a story of the search for a lasting peace, but within the context of almost constant war
The People's Army by Felix Greene( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. This program traces the history of the Israel Defense Forces in all of its conflicts, from the war for independence, to the formation of Unit 101, the forerunner of the feared paratrooper battalions; to the crack commando teams that protect the borders and police the trouble spots within the country today. The program examines the governmental policy of compulsory military service and the details of present-day life in the field with the IDF
From the Orange to the Chip : Israel's Economic Revolution( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 5 of a historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel. In its quest to boost per capita income, Israel has progressed from exporting Jaffa oranges to developing high-tech computer chips in just 50 years. This program explores the economic revolution that has occurred in this arid, resource-poor region. Today technology rather than agriculture is the backbone of Israel's economic vitality, as it continues its drive to maintain its position in the world technology market
The bottom line by Horizons in Bioethics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series, which takes the form of video dramatizations, explores the medical and ethical dilemmas of real-life problems. This particular video presents the medical, ethical, legal, and halakhic problems posed by an elderly man with dementia who refuses to eat, and an independent elderly woman with gangrene in one leg who refuses to undergo amputation. The film focuses on "patients' rights" versus a physician's duty to save life, the quality of life, and who ultimately makes the decisions. Features interviews with Rabbi Yigal Shafran and Dr. Arnold Rosin, who give the Jewish perspective on these medical ethical issues
Protect your family : all you need to know about biological & chemical attack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational guide that helps you understand the dangers posed by non-conventional weapons and teaches you how to deal with them - including complete step-by-step instructions for detecting an attack, giving first aid, purchasing and using protective gear, and creating an effective shelter in your home and workplace
The story of two synagogues by Beit HaTefutzot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the unique design and style of two synagogues: one in Chodorov, Poland decorated in the 17th century, and one in Curacao, Netherland Antilles built in 1732. Reconstructs the painting from the artist's point of view, dramatizes the artistic deliberation, and provides a picture of Jewish life in Poland. Tells the history of the small Jewish community in Curacao, Netherland Antilles
Passion in Jerusalem( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Easter story and the events which led to the crucifixation and resurrection of Jesus are presented in a pilgrimage to all the traditional locations associated with Holy Week
Against all odds : in search of a miracle by Bill McKay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join host Michael Greenspan and a collection of notable Israeli political leaders, military leaders, historians and common citizens on this remarkable journey, which provides a fresh look at the breathtaking story of modern Israel. Those who think they know the story of Israel will be suprised by this collection of unknown soul stirring stories of miraculous events that turned the course of the nation's history"--Container
From the orange to the chip : the economic revolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In its quest to boost per capita income, Israel has progressed from exporting Jaffa oranges to developing high-tech computer chips in just 50 years. This program explores the economic revolution that has occurred in this arid, resource-poor region. Today technology rather than agriculture is the backbone of Israel's economic vitality, as it continues its drive to maintain its position in the world technology market
This land of God by D. C Chipperfield( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video tour of the Holy Land
Israel : the Holy land by Michael Greenspan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Nazareth and Bethlehem, Hebron, the River Jordan, the sea of Galilee, Masada, the Red Sea and Jericho -the oldest city in the world. Visits Jerusalem, a bar mitzvah at the Wailing Wall, Dome of the Rock, and Tel Aviv, Israels's most modern city, then Halifa. Retraces the Easter Story, visiting Garden of Gethsemane, Golgotha where Jesus died
 
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