Curated Collection of Films and Videos

Watch a selection of videos collected from a selection of sources curated by our team of Israel educators.


2:31
Jordan’s Epic 6-Day War Mistake
Israel’s victory in the Six Day War in 1967 was incredible, but Jordan made a costly error that changed the fate of Israel forever.
2:39
A Modern-Day Moses? Ze’ev Jabotinsky (The Jewish Story)
Be inspired by Ze’ev Jabotinsky, a fighter, thinker, writer and dedicated Zionist who helped shape modern Israel. In this video, Professor Moshe Arens, a three-time Minister of Defense of Israel and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, gives a quick rundown of the life and achievements of the founder of the Revisionist Movement and the Betar youth movement. And he should know. As a teenager, Arens was one of the last people to see Jabotinsky alive before his sudden death from heart failure in the United States.
2:01
History of Jerusalem (The Jewish Story)
Take a whirlwind tour through this animated history of Jerusalem and discover 4,000 years of history in under two minutes.
32:11
The Rabbi's Daughter
The story of three daughters of rabbis, directed by the daughter of a rabbi. The four women have chosen a different path than that of their parents. Now they face inner dilemmas, communal censure and sacrifices that have to be made.
24:33
Sister of Mine
Ruchi, the favorite daughter of a Jerusalem family, dreams of becoming a wife and mother. But the fact that Ruchi's younger sister has Down's syndrome makes Ruchi an undesirable match, and in the end Ruchi's parents take desperate and ethically questionable measures to marry her off.
28:18
The Little Dictator
A history professor finds himself in a surreal situation at his grandmother's birthday party that forces him to face up to himself and his family.
26:14
A Little Bit Different
Chava, an ultra-orthodox young woman, called off her engagement a year ago. Now a new match has been suggested for her. The introduction is made, but Chava experiences a sharp disappointment. Can she put aside her prejudices to give love a chance to grow?
24:47
Why Does the Sun
Ma'ayan, a religious boarding school student, falls in love with Baruch, a young farmer who drives the ulpan crazy.
18:42
11 Minutes
Faced with life and death decisions in the ambulance, a young paramedic will either succeed in bringing her emotions and fears under control, or fail, and be responsible for the death of a fellow soldier.
22:27
Cheftzi On Air
Chefzi is a radio broadcaster who offers romantic advice to her single, female callers. One night, she decides to take her own advice, and proposes marriage on live radio to her boyfriend Yonatan. To Chefzi’s surprise, her theories don’t work in practice and her world begins to collapse.

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