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Covers all aspects of Jewish Studies including film & theater, history, philosophy, literature, religion & theology. Indexes academic articles from journals and collective works (edited volumes, conference proceedings, etc.).
Based on the life of Gretel Bergmann, a German-Jewish high jumper. Securing the 1936 Summer Olympics for Berlin, Hitler was faced with a boycott due to his antisemitic policies. Bergmann was recruited to compete but the Nazis conspired against her for ideological reasons.
DVD 5635, Central Library (4th Floor)
Two young British sprinters on the same team vie to win gold at the Paris 1924 Olympics to demonstrate to the world the worth of their deeply held - and opposing - convictions. Scotsman Eric Liddell competes to prove the superiority of his Christian faith, while Jewish Englishman Harold Abrahams wants to show that Jews are not an inferior people, and a friendship builds between the two athletes.
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