In Search of Peace Focuses on 1948-1967

In Search of Peace is a documentary that takes a look at the first two decades of Israel’s existence, starting with its 1948 founding. Filmmaker Richard Trank bases his script on original material written by both Sir Martin Gilbert and Rabbi Marvin Hier. I like to think that I’m pretty knowledgeable about Israeli history–the key events at the very least. However, the film did fill some blank spots for me. I’m not going to dive…

"In Search of Peace Focuses on 1948-1967"

The Long Way Home: From WWII to Israel

The Long Way Home follows the years in the aftermath of the Holocaust in which Jews are displaced and have nowhere else to go. The film starts with a quote from Exodus 13: “When Pharaoh let the people go, G-d did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near…But G-d led the people round by way of the wilderness…” Per the film’s on-screen text, the voices are taken…

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