Database of documentaries, features and other film footage that contain relevant materials on Jewish and Israeli music. It also includes articles that discuss aspects of Jewish and Israeli musical representation in films.
Documentary. 28 min.
Beer Sheva's chamber orchestra is comprised primarily of Russian Jewish immigrants. The film documents the establishment of the orchestra, the attitudes of citizens of Beer Sheva and the feelings of the musicians about their new life in Israel.
Historical film footage. 66 min. Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt sings on Mount Scopus. At the Machpela Cave; Rosenblatt sings standing in a boat on the Jordan River. Sings at Rachel's Tomb. Rosenblatt at Western Wall intercuts sights of Jerusalem; Rosenblatt's death notice and funeral in Jerusalem