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BatyaEsther




 
 
 
 

Post  Sun, Aug 04 2019, 9:29 pm
If this is not your thing, please don't bash-just move on.

Looking for ideas and some recommendations:

The Red Sea Divers Resort
Operation Finale

Has anyone seen either of those yet?

I have seen and recommend:
Raid on Entebbe / Operation Thunderbolt (don't remember which I like better)
Beneath the Helmet
Woman in Gold
The Zookeepers Wife

Could not sit through Munich.

I do not believe Beneath the Scarlet Sky has been released yet -appreciate info.

Please provide recommendations!!!!
TIA
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amother




Black
 

Post  Sun, Aug 04 2019, 9:34 pm
I can recommend Operation Finale. Also, The Pianist, though it's not on your list.
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BatyaEsther




 
 
 
 

Post  Sun, Aug 04 2019, 9:36 pm
Great.
Thank you.

I wanted people to add to the list, that is what I am hoping for. I just didn't think it fair to ask for recommendations without providing some as well.
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amother




Mustard
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 3:53 am
Schindlers List
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Boobasheli




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 4:14 am
Sobibor
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singleagain




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 4:35 am
Jakob the liar
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naturalmom5




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 5:04 am
Garden of the Finzo Cortinis
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PinkFridge




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 5:30 am
BatyaEsther wrote:
If this is not your thing, please don't bash-just move on.


TIA


No, it's not my thing but I'm not going to bash you and I want to say this before moving on:
Good for you for trying to find something substantial with content. I hope that none of us needs this and we will be spending yom rishon cleaning up from the yom tov that will iy"H be this Shabbos.
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merrygold




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 8:07 am
AMEN!
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an28




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 8:12 am
Does anyone know of any Tisha B'Av DVDS for children or any info about showings of the Tisha B'Av Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation video for children in Queens?
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simcha2




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 9:29 am
Paperclips. We showed this to our children (age 9-12 ish)
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BatyaEsther




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 9:42 am
simcha2 wrote:
Paperclips. We showed this to our children (age 9-12 ish)


Kids saw Paperclips in school.
I got good feedback.
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amother




Violet
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 9:51 am
BatyaEsther wrote:
If this is not your thing, please don't bash-just move on.

Looking for ideas and some recommendations:

The Red Sea Divers Resort
Operation Finale

Has anyone seen either of those yet?

I have seen and recommend:
Raid on Entebbe / Operation Thunderbolt (don't remember which I like better)
Beneath the Helmet
Woman in Gold
The Zookeepers Wife

Could not sit through Munich.

I do not believe Beneath the Scarlet Sky has been released yet -appreciate info.

Please provide recommendations!!!!
TIA


I never watched any of these. What are they about?
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BatyaEsther




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:11 am
The Red Sea Divers Resort - Mossad takes over a resort in the Sudan and uses it to smuggle Jews from Ethiopia to Israel

Operation Finale -capturing Eichmann

Raid on Entebbe / Operation Thunderbolt (don't remember which I like better) - French/PLO hijacked plane and held Jews hostage. Yoni Netanyahu was the commander or the rescue unit and was killed.

Beneath the Helmet - follows 5 IDF chayalim. A fabulous documentary

Woman in Gold - the nazi theft of art and the lawsuit to return it to its rightful Jewish owner.

The Zookeepers Wife - Zookeepers wife hids Jews during the holocaust

Munich. - 1972 summer Olympics in Germany, Black September (Palestinian terrorists) took hostage and killed 11 Memebers of the Israeli team.

Beneath the Scarlet Sky- (see the Aish website) the life story of an 18 year old Italian and his resistance during WWII
The book was fabulous.
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chestnut




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:19 am
Boy in Striped Pajamas
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amother




Violet
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:21 am
chestnut wrote:
Boy in Striped Pajamas


Thats a really disturbing story
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chestnut




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:24 am
How is it more disturbing than other holocaust stories?
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amother




Turquoise
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:26 am
Escape from sobibor.
But also very scary
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merrygold




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:27 am
chestnut wrote:
How is it more disturbing than other holocaust stories?


I found it disturbing because the viewer ends the movie feeling bad for the German kid instead of the Jews, among other things.
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amother




Violet
 

Post  Mon, Aug 05 2019, 10:30 am
merrygold wrote:
I found it disturbing because the viewer ends the movie feeling bad for the German kid instead of the Jews, among other things.


Same
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