47 results for your search

Wall
See details
directed by Moran Ifergan, 1982-; produced by Michal Weits, fl. 2011 (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2017), 1 hour 4 mins
"You lack inner peace, I can see it in your eyes..." With this abrupt remark thrown at her by a woman visiting Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, filmmaker Moran Ifergan is reminded of the religion she left in her late teens, when she used to frequent this holy site. While her marriage falls apart, Moran takes us on an a...
directed by Moran Ifergan, 1982-; produced by Michal Weits, fl. 2011 (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2017), 1 hour 4 mins
×
Happy Purim
See details
directed by Ori Gruder, fl. 2011; produced by Ori Gruder, fl. 2011 (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: Go2Films, 2015), 1 hour
Purim is the happiest day in the Jewish calendar. It commemorates the day when, back in the ancient Persian Empire, the Jewish people were saved from slaughter. It is a time for celebration, sharing joy and giving back to those less fortunate. Ultra - Orthodox Jews are famously as strict about observing the rules...
directed by Ori Gruder, fl. 2011; produced by Ori Gruder, fl. 2011 (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: Go2Films, 2015), 1 hour
×
Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality, First Love
See details
directed by Heinz Greuling, fl. 2002-2008 and Hilka Sinning, fl. 2006; produced by Birgit Schulz, fl. 2000-2017, Bildersturm Filmproduktion, in Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 51 mins
Our sexuality is one of the most powerful characteristics that define us as individuals and as human beings. Yet, in many religions, elements of human sexuality are either taboo or are proscribed by custom or scripture. Faith Love Desire is a 3-part documentary that explores what effects the conventions of five ma...
directed by Heinz Greuling, fl. 2002-2008 and Hilka Sinning, fl. 2006; produced by Birgit Schulz, fl. 2000-2017, Bildersturm Filmproduktion, in Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 51 mins
×
Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality, Fulfilled Love
See details
directed by Heinz Greuling, fl. 2002-2008 and Hilka Sinning, fl. 2006; produced by Birgit Schulz, fl. 2000-2017, Bildersturm Filmproduktion, in Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 53 mins
Our sexuality is one of the most powerful characteristics that define us as individuals and as human beings. Yet, in many religions, elements of human sexuality are either taboo or are proscribed by custom or scripture. Faith Love Desire is a 3-part documentary that explores what effects the conventions of five ma...
directed by Heinz Greuling, fl. 2002-2008 and Hilka Sinning, fl. 2006; produced by Birgit Schulz, fl. 2000-2017, Bildersturm Filmproduktion, in Faith Love Desire - World Religions And Sexuality (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 53 mins
×
Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1, From Pleasure to Sin
See details
directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins

Is a large swathe of Christianity out of step with the modern world? As society in general becomes more liberal, the Church seems more entrenched. This fascinating series explores how the religion's complex, explosive and often divisive ideas about sex, marriage and gender have their roots in an extraordinary stor...

directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
×
Unorthodox
See details
written by Nadja Oertelt, fl. 2013 and Anna Wexler, fl. 2013 (Cambridge, MA: Unorthodox Productions, LLC, 2013), 1 hour 32 mins
At sixteen, Anna Wexler broke away from her Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey, rejecting its religious doctrine and social restrictions, and severing ties to her family. She ran away from home, slept on the streets, and experimented with sex and drugs alongside friends who had also left the Orthodox world....
written by Nadja Oertelt, fl. 2013 and Anna Wexler, fl. 2013 (Cambridge, MA: Unorthodox Productions, LLC, 2013), 1 hour 32 mins
×
Time to Every Purpose: Letters to a Young Jew
See details
written by Jonathan D. Sarna, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2008, originally published 2008), 204 page(s)
At the turn of the twenty-first century, the central question confronting Jewish leaders in America is simple: Why be Jewish? Jonathan D. Sarna, acclaimed scholar of American Judaism, believes that 'Why be Jewish?' is the wrong question. Judaism, he believes, is not so much a 'why' as a way — a way of life, a wa...
written by Jonathan D. Sarna, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2008, originally published 2008), 204 page(s)
×
Halakhic Positions of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Vol. 3
See details
written by Aharon Ziegler, 1932- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005, originally published 2005), 190 page(s)
In Halakhic Positions of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, insights into Jewish law from the preeminent figure of twentieth-century modern Orthodoxy are presented in a clear and concise manner. Commonly known as 'the Rav,' Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt'l, has stimulated and influenced the intellectual mind and touc...
written by Aharon Ziegler, 1932- (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005, originally published 2005), 190 page(s)
×
The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship
See details
written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-, in American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 172 page(s)
Across the United States, Jews come together every week to sing and pray in a wide variety of worship communities. Through this music, made by and for ordinary folk, these worshipers define and re-define their relationship to the continuity of Jewish tradition and the realities of American life. Combining oral his...
written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-, in American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 172 page(s)
×
The Jewish Experience of Time: Philosophical Dimensions of the Jewish Holy Days
See details
written by Eliezer Schweid, 1929- (Bergen County, NJ: Jason Aronson Publishers, 2000, originally published 2000), 409 page(s)
Presented here is a systematized worldview of how the sequence of time is structured through mitzvot, symbols, prayers, as well as weekly festival and holiday Bible readings and study.
written by Eliezer Schweid, 1929- (Bergen County, NJ: Jason Aronson Publishers, 2000, originally published 2000), 409 page(s)
×

Pages