Did you know that Operation Solomon brought 14,310 Ethiopians in a single day to Israel? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Micha Feldmann chief architect of Operation Solomon about the operation, Ethiopians situation in Israel today and about Yityish Aynaw the first Ethiopian Israeli to win Miss Israel.
Aaron Herman spoke with Director Janet Tobias and Caver Chris Nicola of No Place On Earth.
No Place On Earth is a documentary that plays like a feature film, bringing to life fear, bravery and youthful adventure. Artfully directed re-enactments help visualize the incomparable existences above and below ground; these scenes are narrated by actors whose script comes from Esther Stermer's memoir We Fight to Survive and writing of other survivors.</p>
On my recent trip to France and Israel, I arrived in Jerusalem from Paris on the first day of Rosh Hodesh Adar– a Sunday– and was scheduled to read Torah at our minyan in the hotel on Monday, the second day of Rosh Hodesh. When I made that commitment, I hadn’t taken into account the monthly service of the Women of the Wall, which was to take place that Monday morning as well. Had I been more conscious of it, I might have made it my business to go.
Video blogger Aaron Herman speaks with Paul Debevec of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies about their partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to create holograms of holocaust survivors telling their stories.