The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

Mirror of the Past

8 Minutes, 1970
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Directed by: Unknown
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A film by the south African Jewish board of deputies depicting the history of Judaism in the region The film portrays the aspiration to reach South Africa first through the voyages of the explorers and a few centuries later by Jewish immigrants The main Jewish community in South Africa consists of Jews from Eastern Europe who sought opportunities and a better way of life, such as the Burnett brothers whose photography shop is featured in the film Additionally, synagogues and religious practices of the community are shown Finally, the film presents the Jewish schools that were a renewal within the community during its time.


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