The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

Kids Make It Well

18 Minutes, Unknown date
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Directed by: Harold Pearl
Photographer: Emil Knebel
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

English-speaking promotional film produced by the Information Department of the World Zionist Organization and the Israeli Ministry of Immigrant Absorption. The film offers an intimate look into the first steps of the Scheff family in Israel after immigrating from New York. Narrated by the mother of the family, Hannah, the film delves into the challenges and concerns they face during their initial stay at the Be’er Sheva reception center and their subsequent transition to everyday life in Ramat Gan. The film celebrates the children’s remarkable adaptation as they conquer language barriers and bridge cultural gaps to build a new and fulfilling life in the Land of Israel. Through the family’s personal story, the film underscores the quality and importance of integration programs within the reception center and local schools.

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