Out of the Ashes (1917-1945)

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Out of the Ashes (1917-1945)

  • 1984 ----- color ----- 59 min ----- withdrawn -----
  • (Heritage: Civilization and the Jews series, Part 8) Explores the universal meaning of the Holocaust, defining that tragedy as the tragedy of all civilized people. Examines European Jewry after World War I and through the rise of Hitler. Touches on Kristainacht, "Night of Broken Glass" in 1938 Germany, the outbreak of World War II and the stages of repression and persecution leading to the "Final Solution." Looks at the many forms of resistance to the Nazis, explores the efforts of Jews to relocate and ends with the liberation of Europe.
  • Topics: (History: European, Jewish Studies, Religions)