Ken Burns, Artemis Joukowsky and PBS have teamed up for “Defying the Nazis” a book and film about Holocaust rescuers, the Sharps. Julia M. Klein weighs in on both.
Filmmaker Ken Burns talks about his video project on Gettysburg Address — and why it was important to get a rabbi to participate.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting the Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech.
Historian Jonathan Karp says a Civil War exhibit changed many of his preconceptions about American history. The first one was the role Jews played in slavery.
The groundbreaking PBS series ‘Prohibition’ depicts Jews as being caught in the crosshairs of a cultural movement that redefined their identity as new Americans.