Jewish American Heritage

RESCUE IN THE PHILIPPINES: REFUGE FROM THE HOLOCAUST

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 7:00pm

In honor of Holocaust Rememberance Day, WXXI presents a fascinating, yet seldom-told, chapter in World War II history.

The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:00pm

Join Simon Schama to explore the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day.

THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:00pm

Join Simon Schama to explore the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day.

Death Camp Treblinka

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 9:00pm

The extermination camp of Treblinka was created by the Nazis to eliminate the huge captive Jewish population in occupied Poland and beyond.

ISRAEL: FACING THE FUTURE

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 7:00pm

Get a fresh look at Israel’s response to changes sweeping the region in the wake of the Arab Spring. 

Israel: Facing the Future

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 7:00pm

BBC journalist John Ware journeys to Israel for a fresh look at how it has responded to the changes sweeping the region in the wake of the Arab Spring.

The Birthday of the World, Music & Traditions of the High Holy Days

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:00pm

In this classic performance, Leonard Nimoy and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble join forces to explore the rich and profound musical and spiritual traditions of the Jewish High Holy Days.

Musical Memories of the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 12:00pm

For Itzhak Perlman, the Jewish High Holidays – Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – bring a flood of memories, many of them associated with music.

POV: The Law in These Parts

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 10:00pm

Acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Ra’anan Alexandrowicz pulls off a tour-de-force examination of the system of military administration used by Israel since the Six Day War of 1967

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