The Israel Film Service Collection

Second Class - Jews in Arab countries

28 Minutes, 1976
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Directed by: Baruch Gitlis
Production:David Schitz, Igal Efrati
Production Company:Israeli Film Service
Photographer: Avi Olsha
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A documentary produced by the Israel Film ServiceLeaving their homes and possession, many Jews came from Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and North African countries to Israel, due to the great difficulty of life as Jews in Muslim countries The film unfolds the stories of the Jews of the Arab countries and North Africa under Muslim regime which eventually forced them, through pogroms and institutionalized persecution, to uproot and immigrate to Israel, including footage from Jewish life in these countries and testimonies.

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