Ultimate Jewish film guide and directory now appearing on jewish. co. uk
(PRWEB) February 6, 2000
Jewish film guide and directory now appearing on jewish. co. uk
Ultimate resource for fans of Jewish, Yiddish and Israeli
movies comes to jewish. co. uk
2 February 2000 - jewish. co. uk (http://www. jewish. co. uk (http://www. jewish. co. uk)) the UK
Jewish community portal and resource to all things Jewish and
more, has teamed up with The National Center For Jewish Film at
Brandeis University, USA which houses the largest and most
comprehensive collection of Jewish-themed film and video in the
world to offer Net users a guide and directory to hundreds of
Jewish, Yiddish and Israeli films and videos.
From the classics including Fiddler on the Roof directed by Norman
Jewison through to Barbra Streisand's epic Yentl, the Jewish film
and video guide and directory provides an essential resource in
discovering more about Jewish films both famous and obscure.
The constantly updated database is further enhanced with other
resources and materials and aims to provide a comprehensive
overview of Jewish film making past and present, plus will also offer
latest Jewish film news, reviews and features.
"The Jewish contribution to movies has been enormous over the
years and we are delighted to offer Net users the opportunity to
discover more about specific Jewish, Yiddish and Israeli films that
have been made," said a jewish. co. uk spokesman. "We are
excited by the wonderful material The National Center for Jewish
Film has provided us. With further content coming online shortly
including Jewish film news, features and reviews we look forward to
delivering a popular resource for anyone interested in Jewish film."
"The National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF) is a unique non-profit
motion picture archive, distributor, and resource center housing the
largest, most comprehensive collection of Jewish-themed film and
video in the world," said John Quackenbush, program associate of
The National Center For Jewish Film Brandeis University"""
"The National Center for Jewish Film is very excited to share its
resources with jewish. co. uk. Jewish. co. uk is an impressive site
and will be a valuable resource to the UK community and the
Jewish community worldwide," he added.
"Our participation with jewish. co. uk, will also further our mission to
gather, preserve, catalogue, and exhibit films with artistic and
educational value relevant to the Jewish experience, disseminating
these materials to the widest possible audience."
Over the coming months, the Jewish film and video guide and
directory will be further enhanced with even more movie related
content including interviews, reviews, features and profiles of
leading Jewish film makers and stars.
Notes to editors:
jewish. co. uk, part of the jewish. net network (www. jewish. net) is a
privately family funded Web site set up to provide a resource for the
UK Jewish community which numbers around 300,000 people. The
number of UK Jews online is estimated to be around 90,000
Its goal and key objective is about providing information and
services to meet the personal, religious, cultural, educational and
spiritual objectives of Jewish people working and living in the UK or
travelling to the UK.
Through the jewish. net network, jewish. co. uk serves as the first of
future sites to expand into other key Jewish communities around
the world which will be managed and produced locally following the
format and style of jewish. co. uk.
jewish. co. uk allows all Jewish charities to benefit from free banner
advertising and all Jewish businesses and organisations are
entitled to free listings on the Jewish Services Directory.
For further information e-mail: webmaster@jewish. co. uk
Or telephone 07941 208755