Pillar of Fire

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/20/2005
  • UPC: 737138089026
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  • Source: Sisu Home Ent.
  • Region Code: 2
  • Presentation: Full Frame
  • Language: English
  • Time: 7:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 47,439

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Pillar of Fire
1. 1895 - The Drefus Trial [4:17]
2. 1897 - Herd establishes the Zionist Movement [2:02]
3. The Kishinev Pogroms (Massacres) [5:53]
4. The Russian Revolution of 1905 - pogroms against the Jews - The Second Aliyah (wave of immigration) [6:34]
5. The First World War - the British conquer Palestine [4:50]
6. The 1917 Balfour Declaration - a key document in the history of the Land of Israel [3:24]
7. General Alkenby enters Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem [11:06]
8. The Paris Peace Conference - great hopes by the Jewish Community in Palestine (the Yishuv) [5:45]
9. 1920 - The first Arab Riots - attacks on Jews leave many dead and injured [1:55]
10. A new map for the Middle East - the dream of Arab unity evaporates [:42]
11. A Palestinian entity is created [1:23]
12. Jewish High Commissioner Herbert Samuel arrives at Jaffa Port. The beginning of the British Mandate - the Zionist Movement's finest hour [4:34]
1. November 1917 - The Balfour Declaration [7:41]
2. The Russian Revolution - spearheaded by Jewish leaders [5:01]
3. Pogroms against Jews during the Russian civil war [4:07]
4. Euphoria in the Jewish community in Palestine, a sense that the days of the Messiah are at hand [2:26]
5. Capture of the Jezreel Valley by pioneers of the Third Aliyah [9:47]
6. Celebrated Jewish author and thinker Ahad Ha'am comes out in favor of a spiritual centre in the Land of Israel [:00]
7. Opening of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem [2:27]
8. Haj Amin El Husseini - Mufti of Jerusalem, leader of the Arabs [2:58]
9. The 1929 Riots - rioting in Hebron and throughout the land [3:43]
10. The British do nothing to protest the Jewish community in Palestine [4:33]
11. Crisis - new immigrants despair of Zionism [3:12]
12. Kibbutzim - the great achievement of the Zionist endeavor. [2:59]
1. The end of the War - the golden age of German Jewry [12:10]
2. January 1933 - Hitler's rise to power [7:22]
3. Protests against Germany across the world [1:03]
4. Thousands of Jews escape from Germany to Palestine [1:59]
5. Tel Aviv prospers [5:15]
6. Demonstrations against restrictions on immigration [1:06]
7. 1935 - The Nuremberg Laws are passed in Germany [1:35]
8. Industry flourishes in the Land of Israel [2:14]
9. An Arab uprising begins - the 1936 Riots. [6:08]
10. The Tel Aviv Port is built [:48]
11. The British try to crush the Arab uprising [3:45]
12. A British commission of inquiry and the Peel Commission recommend partition of Palestine. [8:44]
Disc #2 -- Pillar of Fire
1. The Germans annex Austria [6:23]
2. The Jews of Europe are anguished as the gates of the world slam shut [4:52]
3. Operation "Watchtower and "Stockade" - the Jews settle the land|00:01:34|}
4. A Jewish defense force is built with the support of the British [8:06]
5. Lord Wingate creates the Night Squads for battling the Arabs [4:17]
6. Lord Chamberlain brings to London news of the Munich Agreement - an agreement of surrender [2:32]
7. Kristalnacht - a night of violent attacks on the Jews of Germany [4:49]
8. Hitler announces his plans for annihilating all the Jews of Europe [:39]
9. Hitler invades Czechoslovakia - the West fails to react [2:29]
10. The British White Paper - a blow to the Jewish community in Palestine [:46]
11. Ships carrying Jewish immigrants reach the harbours of Palestine [9:11]
12. The bitter fate of the SS Saint Louis [2:06]
1. Beginning of the Second World War [6:23]
2. The Warsaw Ghetto [4:52]
3. Operation in Barbarossa - Germany invades Russia. [1:34]
4. The murder of Jews by Nazi stormtroopers [8:06]
5. Auchswitz - the Holocaust Begins [4:17]
6. Rommel in North Africa - placing the Jewish community in Palestine in jeopardy [2:32]
7. The Mufti, Haj Amin el-Husseni, meets Hitler [4:49]
8. General Montgomery stops the Germans at Al-Alamein in October, 1942 [:39]
9. The Red Army stops the Germans at the gates of Stalingrad. [2:29]
10. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising [:46]
11. The Jewish Brigate is set up [9:11]
12. The Death Camps are liberated. The liberators confront the horrifying reality. [2:06]
13. Chapter 13 [4:29]
14. Chapter 14 [:00]
1. Liberation of the Death Camps [4:51]
2. The British Government withdraws is support for Zionism [6:54]
3. Massacre of Jews in Kelze, Poland [1:08]
4. The "Escape" Movement [3:50]
5. "The Night of the Bridges" - the Haganah operation against the British [:35]
6. Black Sabbath - the leaders of the Jewish community are arrested [1:32]
7. The Etzel (Irgun) Underground blows up a wing of the King David Hotel [6:49]
8. Illegal immigration aboard ships loaded with Jewish refugees [3:44]
9. The British decide to resolve the question of Palestine at the United Nations [1:26]
10. The Soviet Union supports the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine [2:42]
11. The "Exodus" immigrant ship affair [9:14]
12. The UN General Assembly votes to establish a Jewish State. Rejoicing in the streets of the land. [9:09]
Disc #3 -- Pillar of Fire
1. Demonstrations throughout the arab world against the UN decision to create a Jewish state [8:07]
2. The first battles in the War of Independce- Jersusalem under seige [4:00]
3. The Arabs prepare for war [9:25]
4. Convoys are attacked on the road to Jerusalem [2:25]
5. Czechoslovakia, with Russian support, supplies the Jews with arms [1:17]
6. The Battle for the Kastel - the road to Jerusalem is opened [3:55]
7. The Dir Yassin Battle - the Arabs flee following the battle [2:11]
8. US attempts to prevent the establishment of the State [6:16]
9. The Arab states despatch troops to Israel [3:47]
10. The Jewish People's Council decides to declare establishment of the State [2:56]
11. The British High Commissioner leaves - ending the 30-year British Mandate [:48]
12. May 15, 1948 - The Declaration of Independence [6:13]
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Disc #1 -- Pillar of Fire
   The Jew Returns - The Arab Awakens (1896-1917)
   The Dream
   The Rise And Fall Of German Jews
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      The Jew Returns - The Arab Awakens (1896-1917)
      The Dream
      The Rise And Fall Of German Jews
Disc #2 -- Pillar of Fire
   Who's Afraid of a Jewish State? (1937-1939)
   Holocaust (1939-1945)
   Exodus (1945-1947)
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      Who's Afraid of a Jewish State? (1937-1939)
      Holocaust (1939-1945)
      Exodus (1945-1947)
Disc #3 -- Pillar of Fire
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      A Nation Reborn (1947-1948)
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