Palestine

The World Centre for Jewish Music in Palestine, 1936–1940: Jewish Musical Life on the Eve of World War II

A survey of the history and personalities of an ambitions pre-World War II attempt to create an institution that will document and promote Jewish music while moving the operations from an insecure Europe to Palestine. Based on the archives of the WCJM located at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, the book includes useful indices.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1992

Zubin and the I.P.O.

Documentary. 59 min., English.
Bronislaw Huberman and Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra (later IPO), stills of Arturo Toscanini conducting PPO, Bernstein at PPO in Beer Sheva., interview with Zubin Mehta

Material Type: 
Films

Pillar of fire: a television history of Israel’s rebirth: VII. A nation reborn (1947-1948)

Documentary about Zionism from its inception in 1897 to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.
Creator and script writer: Yigal Lossin
Producer: Ya’akov Eisenman
Narrator: Ian McKellen
Music: Shem-Tov Levy
3 videodiscs (ca. 420 min.)
Part VII (disc no. 3): A nation reborn (1947-1948)

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
(1986) 2005

Masorah

Author
Editor

A comprehensive survey of the Masorah, its components and their development, its history, writers and transmitters, traditions, systems, and symbols.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1971, 1982

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