The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive – The First Film of Palestine
First Film of Palestine

This video is the first known film of Palestine from the early 20th century, shared by the Spielberg Jewish Film Archive of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It was filmed in 1911 by Murray Rosenberg of the English Zionist Federation and dedicated to Theodor Herzl, one of the founders of Zionism.


This video shows scenes of the Holy Land at the beginning of the 20th century. It was filmed in 1911 by Murray Rosenberg of the English Zionist Federation and dedicated to Theodor Herzl, one of the founders of Zionism.

Links:

The YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0zpbDGjHAE

The producer’s website: www.spielbergfilmarchive.org.il

Extra:

20:55 minutes long

Video Footage Date: 1911

Video title: The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive – The First Film of Palestine
Created by: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Video length: 00:20:55
Date: March 23, 2010

Latest Posts

Canada Park

Canada Park

This rare film, shared online is two parts by Palestine Diary, reveals the history behind the demolition and destruction of several Palestinian villages. The documentary details how the land of 'Imwas, Yahu and Bayt Nuba became an Israeli public park. Several new...

read more
PeaceCast Podcast

PeaceCast Podcast

PeaceCast is a podcast produced by Americans for Peace Now (APN), the sister-organization of Israel’s preeminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (“Peace Now “in Hebrew). The podcast explores issues and trends relating to peace and security for Israeli and Palestinian...

read more
Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist scholar and translator who has spoken out against Israel’s injustice in Palestine. In a 2024 article published on Common Dreams, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi calls Israeli’s attack on Gaza “the gravest moral crisis of our time.” A...

read more
Jerusalem