During the early phase of the 1948 War of Israel’s Independence (November 1947–May 1948), local Arab forces took control of the hills overlooking the road to Jerusalem between
“Cast A Giant Shadow” was re-mastered in HD in 2014. It powerfully dramatizes a part of Israel’s heroic struggle for independence. Originally filmed in 1966 with Kirk Douglas, Yul Brenner, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Senta Berger and Angie Dickson. Recommended as a historic drama.
The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh In 1944, 22-year old Hannah Senesh parachuted into Nazi-occupied Europe with a small group of Jewish volunteers from Palestine. It was the only military rescue mission for Jews that took place during WW2. This multi-award-winning production follows the remarkable journey of the young Hungarian poet and diarist, paratrooper, and resistance fighter. Told through Hannah’s letters, diaries and poems, her mother’s memoirs, and the recollections of those who knew and loved her─including two of her fellow parachutists─the film traces her life from her childhood in Budapest to her time in British-controlled Palestine. Hannah was drawn to Palestine by the Kibbutz Movement that sought to build an independent Jewish state. The film ends with the daring mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary.
The Lord and His disciples
ISRAEL–THE ROYAL TOUR (DVD program)
This non-stop, the ground-breaking adventure takes you on a historic journey throughout Israel, at the intersection of the world’s before through Netanyahu and Greenberg also venture into locations, not in guidebooks that hold special meaning to the Prime Minister, and yet, they are entirely accessible to any traveler. Also, Greenberg sits down with Netanyahu for a candid and unrehearsed discussion about the ever-changing state of affairs in the Middle East. Peter Greenberg is a multiple Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist, host, and producer. He is best known as the travel editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS Evening News, and CBS Sunday Morning. Also, he hosts the nationally syndicated Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show, broadcast every week from a different location around the globe.
D47b Israel–The Royal Tour $26.00
by Vision Video
“It was not their country, but they made it their war” This DVD documentary features events of 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, of how a group of Jewish-American pilots answered a call for help. In secret and at great personal risk, they smuggled planes out of the U.S., trained behind the Iron Curtain in Czechoslovakia, and flew for Israel in its War of Independence. As members of Machal─volunteers from an abroad─this ragtag band of brothers not only turned the tide of the war; they also embarked on personal journeys of discovery and renewed Jewish pride.
This is an educational and must-see movie about Israel becoming a state. The country was formed after the British decided to leave the region The Jewish community needed a place to call their own and to defend it. With an untrained army and small in numbers, they had very little chance of beating back the surrounding Arab armies. After the United States refused to be involved, the Jewish community began buying old planes from any country willing to sell them. It turned out that those old planes gave the Israeli military an upper hand to win their war and earn their land.
An American pilot writes after viewing the documentary: “This is the best account of that dramatic effort that I have encountered, including footage never seen before. The Mahal pilots helped to give birth to the modern Israeli Air Force. These pilots deserve to be remembered and honored.” The film producer is Steven Spielberg’s sister, Nancy Spielberg. (Photo gallery included. Length 85 minutes, not rated.)
Narrated by Lance Lambert, produced by HaTikvah Films God vowed to Abraham and his descendants that He would “bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you” (Gen. 12:3). The United States of America is the world’s sole current superpower and the wealthiest nation in history. Has this uniquely blessed nation evidenced the continuing dynamic power of the covenant promise?
This documentary film traces the rise and decline of the “American Empire” alongside her complex relationship with the Jewish people. Is the political and cultural shift in America today at all related to her rejection of Biblical values and principles? Where is the hope for her future? Is the U.S. a modern-day Cyrus? Order now this long-awaited volume from the Blessing, Curse or Coincidence? series! (DVD 2021) D49 America and the Israel Effect
Filmed in the exotic Quarzazate of Morocco, the story of Esther is based on the Jewish Festival of Purim. This film is faithful to the actual Biblical text─with few additions to fill out the plot. “Esther” displays the rich variety of traditions and customs of Purim with colors, costumes meals and worship. Suitable also for children as a Bible story.
D37 ESTHER for $24.00
Pre-order now! The DVD “Esther” will be mailed to you promptly after its release on March 14
Zookeeper’s Wife (DVD) In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska, and her husband successfully ran the Warsaw Zoo, and raised their family in an idyllic setting. Their world was overturned when the country was invaded by the Nazis and they were forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed zoologist. To fight back on their own terms, the Zabinski family risked everything by covertly working with the resistance movement and by using the zoo’s hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality. Everyone is recommended to watch Zookeeper’s Wife. It is a film about the most painful era of Jewish history and the fact that disasters happen to good trusting people when they don’t question authority. History always repeats the acts of angry and evil people seeking power over others. D50 Zookeeper’s Wife $18.00
Narrated by Lance Lambert
This DVD program is the newest release for the “Blessing, Curse or Coincidence?” series
Thousands of years ago, God vowed to Abraham that He would “bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you” (Gen. 12:3). Many individuals, nations, and empires have put God’s Word to the test. Has the history of the United Kingdom─ one of the greatest superpowers the world has ever known─proved the potency and longevity of God’s ancient covenant with Abraham and his descendants?
This documentary film traces the rise and fall of the British Empire alongside Britain’s complex relationship with the Jewish People. What was Britain’s role in the re-birth of Israel in her historic homeland? How did Britain’s rich Christian heritage influence the geopolitical factors surrounding the First and Second World Wars? Was the timing and circumstances of the tumultuous British mandate over Palestine merely coincidental? Is the demise of the British Empire a direct result of a forsaken promise? In ancient times King Cyrus had a call to restore the Jewish People to their homeland. Is the UK a modern-day Cyrus?
A History of the Holy City
Jerusalem is the city where Christian history began and where many believe it will end. This program provides insights to the events that are to take place in Jerusalem. Of the eight gates surrounding the Old City, the Golden Gate is being faithfully watched continuously by Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Millions around the world believe it holds the key to the future of history. For the Jewish faithful, the Golden Gate symbolizes the entry for the Messiah and the beginning of a Messianic age. These spiritual gateways will play a vital role in Israel’s past, present and perhaps future. If you are planning a trip to Israel, this DVD provides most helpful information about the Holy City. It is suitable for educational, religious and historical perspectives
They considered every possibility – and ten did the impossible! Minutes after departing Athens, Greece on June 27, 1976, Air France flight 139 was commandeered by militant German and Palestinian terrorists. On board were 256 passengers and crew, 106 of whom were Jews. Their new destination: Entebbe Airport in Uganda, the African nation ruled by ruthless strongman Idi Amin. Their only hope was a desperate rescue by Israeli commandos. Victory at Entebbe is one of the most dramatic adventures in modern history. The world held its breath while heroes did their work. This documentary records the result.
(A two-hour DVD program released in 2012.)
After 400 years of the creation of the King James Bible, it is the greatest piece of English Literature ever produced. The British King James had an uncanny love of beautiful things, including language to stir the soul. With the new king’s blessing, a committee of 47 professors began the daunting task of creating a translation that was accurate, acceptable to all, and beautiful enough for the king. This committee penned a beautiful translation that would eventually bring new life to the churches.
Israel’s rebirth and survival in the 20th century have been called a miracle. Those who were there, cite their own experiences as proof. These are their stories. Completed in 2006 and as timely as today’s headlines, Against All Odds─ Israel Survives is a powerful and uplifting spiritual journey through Israel’s turbulent history.
“Jacob’s Tears” is the Volume II of the “Blessing, Curse or Co-incidence?” series based on Genesis 12:5.
The full-length documentary features groundbreaking interviews with German Church leaders, the son of a Nazi SS officer and Holocaust survivors that will move and challenge you. Questions such as Could Nazi atrocities have been avoided?, Is healing and forgiveness possible? and How should the Church respond to rising Anti-Semitism today? Receive unexpected answers.
David is a simple yet strong shepherd boy chosen as king of Israel under the watchful eyes of the prophets Samuel and Nathan. His rise to power is met with tests of adversity ─ from the battle with the Philistine giant Goliath to personal threats from King Saul. David’s 40-year rule is plagued by tremendous battles from betrayals and loss to his struggles with enemies, both within and without.
by Stephen McEveety
For centuries, skeptics and seekers alike have pondered the star of Bethlehem. The Bible describes unusual or even impossible astronomical events at Christ’s birth. Was it a miracle or mere myth? This compelling DVD examines the Scripture, ancient writings, indisputable astronomical facts and more. It is an incredible story that everyone needs to hear.
The Bible Collection movie: This film is a recount of the Genesis 37−46 story of Joseph, the youngest son of Jacob─till Benjamin is born. Joseph embodies man’s trust in God. This movie is not rated, and it is suitable for children with parental supervision. However, since it is the story of the Bible’s Joseph and his family’s life, scenes such as his brothers’ hateful jealousy, child birth, half-sister Dinah’s violation in the hands of Shechem, a Canaanite prince’s son, and the subsequent vengeance of Dinah’s brothers by killing the Canaanite clansmen, are included. First-class acting, Biblical accuracy and eye for details make Joseph one of the best and most loved of Biblical movies. (Run time: 187 minutes)
The Pectoral of King Sesostris II (Serusret II) Sesostris II ruled Egypt during the 12th dynasty (19th century B.C.), the period when Joseph’s slavery is estimated to have begun.
The Gospel of John is the best-loved of the four Gospels. This film is a faithful and powerful dramatization of the Biblical text. It re-creates the first-century A.D.era of Jesus during a tumultuous period that changed the course of history. This word-for-word version from the Good News Bible features Christopher Plummer as the narrator, Emmy-nominated actors, and an acclaimed British director Phillip Saville. Experience a powerful visual dramatization as the Gospel of John comes alive! (PG-13 rating. Running time 180 minutes.)
“A riveting and highly informative documentary for anyone interested in Israel’s War of Independence, with penetrating commentary from the greatest historian of Jewish history today, Sir Martin Gilbert, together with real live footage from the War of Independence and shots of Israel from today.”
Israel─Birth of a Nation is the saga of a country won by courage and determination and of a people finally returned to the land from which they came. (Run time: 100 minutes) D29
This production is a live worship experience captured on location at the Pavilion Center in Jerusalem during the Feast of Tabernacles and the 70th Anniversary of the rebirth of the State of Israel. This DVD, was produced as the result of a vision formed through the inspiration from the Book of Joel. It is comprised of mostly new original songs by Paul Wilbur, Jamie Hilsden, Sarah Liberman, Josh Aaron, Shae Wilbur, Dan Needham, and others, for the restoration of Zion and the spiritual foundations of the Church. Order today this collection of new dynamic songs of praise and worship.
This epic work brings to life the precarious existence of early Christianity. The new movement is beset by violent opposition from without and constant turmoil from within. Two key leaders emerge, Peter and Paul, who struggle to keep the faith alive. This drama follows them both for three decades. The conclusion takes place in Rome, in the hands of Emperor Nero, at 64 A.D. D17
A Woman Called Golda – A compelling life story of Golda Meir and her arduous journey from Wisconsin to a dusty kibbutz in Palestine and the struggle to establish the nation of Israel. Through hardship, war and sacrifice… Gold survived it all and became Israel’s first female Prime Minister. (3 hours 19 minutes) D10
The Identical, is a redemptive movie about two families whose sacrifice, unconditional love and forgiveness impacts viewers powerfully.The film features a preacher’s son who chooses his life’s calling against his father’s wishes. The story shows a great respect in relationships and honors the faith struggle of finding one’s own path in life. It is an uplifting film void of inappropriate language and other material. It is highly recommended for the entire family.
This is the first feature film ever on the story of Joseph, the husband of Mary and the foster-father of Jesus. It is a beautiful portrayal of the role of Joseph from birth to the early childhood of Jesus. Starring Tobias Moretti in a manly, appealing performance, we see the human, noble and deeply spiritual aspects of this carpenter, son of David and a servant of God. As Joseph is informed by God’s angels about Jesus’ life is in danger, he takes his family to safety in Egypt. Since the Scriptures tell little about Joseph, this film gives us much more about the holy family’s life that might have been.
The 1967 war against Israel
Book by John Boyne
Berlin 1942: When Bruno (8) returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates and that the family is moving to a new house far, far away. In the new place, he has no one to play with and nothing to do, so he decides to explore his environment. This is how he meets a boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own. Bruno soon experiences the devastating consequences of their friendship. (This story is currently unavailable in DVD.) B74 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas $15.00
This DVD is the powerful story of the vision of the Apostle John to the seven churches of Revelation. You won’t want to miss this.
by Biblical Archaeology Society
She was a mere wisp of a thing─ barely five feet tall─but she was a woman who defied the powerful Nazi machine and triumphed. Her name was Irena Sendler. She was a young Polish nurse who worked in Nazi-occupied Warsaw and risked her life to save 2,500 Jewish children from being deported to the concent-ration camps. Irena survived and came to be known as a “Righteous Among the Nations.” D26
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coming of the Lord─equipped,
fitted out, and prepared─but by
the Spirit of God?
─Lance Lambert (an excerpt of the book Be Ye Ready)
This little book of 68 pages is a highly recommended jewel from the Biblical treasures Lance has taught for years. You will open your heart to the Holy Spirit and experience His power while you read it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
with PM Benjamin Netanyahu
This non-stop, the groundbreaking adventure takes you on a historic journey throughout Israel, at the intersection of the world’s three great religions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Peter Greenberg explore Israel as you have never seen it before─through the eyes of its leader. D47