New York : Home Vision Entertainment, c2002.
3 videodiscs (540 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 computer optical disc (DVD-ROM)
System requirements (DVD-ROM): Heritage interactive DVD-ROM compatible with Windows (Windows 98 and above) and Macintosh (OS 9.0 and above) computers. Requires DVD-ROM drive and at least 50 MB free space.
Host, Abba Eban, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
Originally broadcast as on PBS television in 1984.
Peabody Award winner.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Nine one-hour episodes present the history of the Jewish people and their interactions with, and influences upon, various civilizations.
[Disc 1]. A people is born, 3100-586 BCE ; The power of the word, 586 BCE-72 CE ; The shaping of tradition, 30-732 -- [Disc 2]. The crucible of Europe, 732-1492 ; Search for deliverance, 1492-1789 ; Roads from the ghetto, 1789-1925 -- [Disc 3]. The golden land, 1654-1930s ; Out of the ashes, 1919-1947 ; Into the future, 1880-1990s.
Special features: DVD-ROM includes over 600 translated historical documents, 541 map views with approx. 2250 explanatory essays, 3,600 encyclopedia articles, 4000 captions from the series, 100 interactive multimedia presentations, a word and category searchable index of 7,000 multimedia elements, and more.
Civilization and the Jews
0780024753 (DVD set)
037429163429 (DVD set)
HER 200 Home Vision Entertainment