Taste of Passover: A Celebration of the Joys and Music of the Holiday

Overview

PBS home video presents a passionate look at the celebration of Passover. This festive and insightful documentary is hosted by Theodore Bikel, an acclaimed Broadway actor and singer. The beautiful and unique ethnic music of the holiday is performed by Boston's New England Conservatory, a gospel choir, The Klezmer band, a children's chorus, and other soloists. Also seen is the humorous Moshe Waldoks who adds his witty look at the Passover holiday. There are demonstrations on how to create the perfect matza ball ...
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Overview

PBS home video presents a passionate look at the celebration of Passover. This festive and insightful documentary is hosted by Theodore Bikel, an acclaimed Broadway actor and singer. The beautiful and unique ethnic music of the holiday is performed by Boston's New England Conservatory, a gospel choir, The Klezmer band, a children's chorus, and other soloists. Also seen is the humorous Moshe Waldoks who adds his witty look at the Passover holiday. There are demonstrations on how to create the perfect matza ball for the occasion. The video is a fun and festive look at the ethnic celebration of Passover, and all of its fun time-honored traditions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/20/2007
  • UPC: 841887008365
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 98,641

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Theodore Bikel Host
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Taste of Passover - A Celebration of the Joys & Music of the Holiday
1. "Dayenu" [:14]
2. "Der Bekher" ("The Wine Cup") [1:52]
3. "Mah Nishtanah" ("The Four Questions") and "The Seder Plate" [4:11]
4. "Peach a la Mano" [4:44]
5. Matzo Balls Cooking Demonstration [3:03]
6. Musical Interlude [4:39]
7. "Dayenu" ("It Would Have Been Enough") [1:41]
8. "He Sent a Thick Darkness..." [3:47]
9. "Dona, Dona Dona" [4:29]
10. "Eliyohu Hanovi" ("Elijah, the Prophet") [3:27]
11. "Zog Nit Keynmol" (the Anthem) [2:55]
12. "Pitkhu Li Shaarei Tzedek" [4:24]
13. "Adhir Hu" [5:21]
14. Epilogue - "Khad Gadyo" [5:35]
15. Credits [4:47]
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Disc #1 -- A Taste of Passover - A Celebration of the Joys & Music of the Holiday
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