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Ergo Media Inc

Overview
Works: 364 works in 594 publications in 6 languages and 6,173 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Musical films  Music  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: DS135.P6, 296.709438
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Most widely held works by Ergo Media Inc
Yidl with his fiddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 148 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Ladino and English and held by 124 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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
Ashkenaz : Eastern Europe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Yiddish and English and held by 101 WorldCat member 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
They risked their lives : rescuers of the Holocaust by Gay Block( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected interviews of Holocaust rescuers in 12 countries which show a variety of people and their reasons for helping the Jews escape
Image before my eyes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This documentary, first released in 1980, offers a window into the vitality of Polish Jewry before the Holocaust. The film directs its lens at all aspects of that now-vanished world, showing us a diverse community and culture. It encompasses city and shtetl, rich and poor, secular and spiritual, politics and society, all permeated by the distinctive character and values that developed in the Polish-Jewish community over nearly a millennium"--Study guide, p. 1
The Double crossing : the story of the St. Louis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member 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 jester = Der Purimspieler by Joseph Green( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 78 WorldCat member 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
Theresienstadt : gateway to Auschwitz : recollections from childhood( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member 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 miracle of Intervale Avenue( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member 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
The Jews of Poland : five cities( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member 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 films are from the Jewish Film Archive's pre-World War II European collection of Jewish films
Ḥamsin = Hot wind = Hamsin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Hebrew and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of Arab-Jewish relations is portrayed in this study of a Jewish landowner and his Arab worker. Set in the Galilee, northern Israel, in 1982
Flames in the ashes by Monia Aavrahami( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in French and Hebrew and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the testimony of eyewitnesses, this documentary presents the different aspects, forms, and scales of Jewish resistance in Nazi-controlled Europe during the Holocaust
Warsaw Ghetto uprising : an audio-visual program from the exhibition at Ghetto Fighter's House( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member 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
A brivele der mamen by Joseph Green( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in Yiddish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Polish Ukraine and New York City at the time of the First World War, the film traces the break-up of a family due to stress, the chaos of war and the difficulties of immigrant life. It focuses on one Jewish mother's efforts to keep her family together
Routes of exile : a Moroccan Jewish odyssey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Arabic and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with descendants of original merchant settlers. Art reproductions, animated maps, and archival footage reconstruct the Jews' history and life-style in Morocco until World War II. Documents the emigration of Moroccan Jews after Moroccan independence to the newly established state of Israel, France and Canada focusing on their adaptation to foreign cultures
The talmud and the scholar( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member 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 (14)

French (3)

Hebrew (3)

Arabic (2)

Ladino (1)