Tree of Life

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1971
Languages: 
English
Description: 

Directed by John Ferno

This film, narrated by Laurence Olivier, contains performances of both secular and religious music in Israel. This includes praying at the Western Wall, a Jazz version of the Song of Songs, an Upsherin (the ceremonial first haircut when a boy is three years old) ceremony with dancing and singing, and lighting of Hannuka candles in different traditions such as, Persian, Yemenite, and secular.

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