Jewish American Heritage

Jews & Baseball: An American Love Story

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 11:00pm

This film explores the connection between Jewish Americans and baseball, our nation's most iconic institution.

In Search of Memory

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 5:00pm

This film reveals how everything we undergo changes the brain, even our genetic make-up, and can determine the focus of a life's work.

The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 2:00pm

This program presents a musical sound that few have heard, assimilating Eastern European klezmer and cantorial modes with American tunes and rhythms.

Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 7:00pm

Tune in for this groundbreaking two–hour special that explores the common beliefs and rituals of two of the world’s most important religions.

Nazi Hunt: Elusive Justice

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 7:00pm

Investigate the 65-year effort to identify, prosecute and punish the Nazi perpetrators of the Holocaust. 

Independent Lens: A Film Unfinished

Tue, 05/03/2011 - 10:00pm

This haunting film about a film examines a classic Nazi propaganda film used by historians for decades to provide insight into the realities of life in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942.

Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers on WXXI-TV

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 10:00pm

During WWII, Irena Sendler rescued over 2,500 Jewish children from the Nazis.

The Witches of Lublin

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 1:00pm

The Witches of Lublin is based on true and little known history of klezmer musicians in Eastern Europe.

Shalom Sesame "It’s Passover, Grover!"

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 7:00pm

Grover and his friends are celebrating Passover in Israel!

Independent Lens: The Calling

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 7:00pm

A behind-the-scenes look at young Americans preparing to become the nation’s next generation of religious leaders.

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