The Warsaw Ghetto | DW Documentary

A Polish businessman risked his life to film everyday life in the Warsaw Ghetto. These harrowing 8 mm movies were stored for decades in archives, and are shown publicly for the first time in this documentary. The original title of the film is "Warsaw: A City Divided", directed by Eric Bednarski. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8QmqHfy-EI The Warsaw Ghetto… Continue lendo The Warsaw Ghetto | DW Documentary

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“A Journey into the Intellectual World of the Romanian Jew Mihail Sebastian: Works, Testimony, Identity” – Yehoshafat Christian POP

Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts, Department of Jewish History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, under the supervision of prof. Tuvia Friling, november 2013 [PDF] Abstract: Both historiography and history of the Romanian Shoah are a matter which could be… Continue lendo “A Journey into the Intellectual World of the Romanian Jew Mihail Sebastian: Works, Testimony, Identity” – Yehoshafat Christian POP

The Mysterious Origins of the Angel Metatron from the 3rd Book of Enoch | ESOTERICA

Metatron is probably the most powerful and mysterious Angel in Jewish lore. But what are the origins of this being known as the "Lesser Yahweh (יהוה הקתן)" ? In the 5/6th century ce Sefer Hekhalot (Book of Palaces or 3 Enoch), we go on a heavenly journey to the Throne (merkavah) of God with Rabbi… Continue lendo The Mysterious Origins of the Angel Metatron from the 3rd Book of Enoch | ESOTERICA

Soviet Jewish History (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) – Dr. Henry ABRAMSON

Brief overview of Soviet Jewish History. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wwS6J9WdhE Henry Abramson (born 1963) is the dean of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush, New York. Before that, he served as the Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College's Miami branch (Touro College South). He is notable for his teachings on Jewish… Continue lendo Soviet Jewish History (Essential Lectures in Jewish History) – Dr. Henry ABRAMSON

“Mihail Sebastian’s Journal: The Fascist Years (1935-1944)” – Radu IOANID

On 29 May 1945, as he rushed to cross a street in downtown Bucharest, thirty-eight-year-old Mihail Sebastian, a press officer at the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was hit and killed by a truck. As it happened, Sebastian was late to an appointment at Dalles Hall where he was to teach a class about Honoré… Continue lendo “Mihail Sebastian’s Journal: The Fascist Years (1935-1944)” – Radu IOANID

The Exodus Of Soviet Jews Fleeing Persecution And Anti-Semitism | Our Life

This documentary looks at the plight of Russian Jews attempting to emigrate to America, who are denied visas and find themselves stranded in Italy without money or accommodation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNz1sYhpFi8 This film was first broadcast: 05 Dec 1989

“The Jewish-Sufi Mystics of Medieval Egypt” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

As part of a three-part collaboration with Esoterica & Seekers of Unity, this episode explores the life, teachings and movement of Abraham Maimonides, the son of the much more famous Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides (d. 1204). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lowYbUsUlKw Sources/Suggested Reading: Idel, Moshe (1987). The Mystical Experience in Abraham Abulafia. State University of New York Press Kraemer,… Continue lendo “The Jewish-Sufi Mystics of Medieval Egypt” – Filip HOLM | Let’s Talk Religion

Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the Far Right | FRONTLINE Documentary

Decades after the Holocaust, FRONTLINE investigates the resurgence of far-right extremism and violence in Germany — and what authorities are doing to confront the growing problem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6bH2fHbt2w From producer, director and correspondent Evan Williams, who has been covering the far right in Europe for almost a decade, “Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the Far Right” looks at… Continue lendo Germany’s Neo-Nazis & the Far Right | FRONTLINE Documentary

“The origin of Satan (introduction)” – Elaine PAGELS

In 1988, when my husband of twenty years died in a hiking accident, I became aware that, like many people who grieve, I was living in the presence of an invisible being—living, that is, with a vivid sense of someone who had died. During the following years I began to reflect on the ways that… Continue lendo “The origin of Satan (introduction)” – Elaine PAGELS

Bernard-Henri Lévy vs. Aleksandr Dugin | Nexus Symposium (2019)

On 21 September 2019, the Nexus Institute — one of the most prestigious intellectual organizations keeping the spirit of European humanism alive — celebrated its 25th anniversary with a public symposium entitled ‘The Magic Mountain Revisited: Cultivating the Human Spirit in Dispirited Times’, after the founding novel of the Nexus Institute, Thomas Mann’s The Magic… Continue lendo Bernard-Henri Lévy vs. Aleksandr Dugin | Nexus Symposium (2019)