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Sample Film Clips

Bound For Nowhere: The St.Louis Episode,1939

Refugees leave Nazi Germany for Cuba; refused entry there, they sail to other countries where JDC secured last-minute immigration.

A Tale of Two Worlds, 1941

A promotional film addressing JDC’s response to the Nazi advance in Europe, showing aid to refugees around the globe.

A Day of Deliverance, 1949

Operation Magic Carpet: Yemenite Jews, having crossed deserts, mountains and borders, often on foot, arrive at Aden airport to be flown to the newly formed State of Israel.

The Long Hard Days, 1962

Algerian and other North African Jewish immigrants wait for a meal at an overcrowded soup kitchen in Paris, France, and begin the resettlement interview process.
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