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    A Life Apart: Hasidism In America - Credits:

    96 minutes - 35mm color 1997

    PBS Broadcast - August 25th, 1998 - 10p.m.



    Produced and Directed by
    Menachem Daum
    Oren Rudavsky

    Edited by
    Ruth Schell

     
    Director of Photography
    Oren Rudavsky

     

    Written by
    Menachem Daum
    Robert Seidman

     

    Narrated by
    Leonard Nimoy
    Sarah Jessica Parker

     

    Executive Producer
    Arnold Labaton

     

    Associate Producers
    Martin Dornbaum
    Sari Fensterheim
    Immy Humes

     

    Sound
    Gautam Choudhury
    William Sarokin
    Matthew Sigal

     

    Archival Research
    Roberta Newman

     

    Music
    Yale Strom

     

    Assistant Editor
    Sari Fensterheim

     

    Additional Camera
    Wayne de la Roche
    Martin Dornbaum
    Eugene Marner
    Mark Peterson
    Masha Soloviona
    Rinato Tonelli

     

    Assistant Camera
    Joe Arcidiacono
    Moishe Ben-Yaish
    Sam Henriquez
    Robert Sands
    James Williams

     

    Additional Sound
    Felix Andrew
    Paul Bang
    Jon Gurrin
    Judy Karp
    Matthew Price
    Jeffrey Pullman
    Steven Robinson
    Tom Yore
    Stephen Zelonka

     

    Sound and Music Editor
    Stuart Stanley

     

    Assistant Sound Editor
    Brian Langman

     

    Sound Mixer
    Reilly Steele

     

    Musicians
    Ishmael Butera - Accordian
    Mark Dresser - Bass
    Norbert Stachel - Clarinet, Saxaphone, Piccolo, Kavel
    Yale Strom - Violin

     

    Cantorial Renditions
    Cantor David Werdyger

     

    Russia/Ukraine

    Production Associates
    Julia Ivanova
    Sergei Zerik

     

    National Endowment for the Humanities
    Barbara Sirota
    Jerri Shephard
    Virginia Field

     

    Stills
    F-Stop

     

    Negative Cutter
    J.G. Films

     

    Color Timer
    David Pultz
    Jane Tolmachyou

     

    Opticals
    BB Optics
    Cinema Arts
    The Efx House
    Duart

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    Special Thanks

     
    The Gold Family
    The Horowitz Family
    The Lazar Family
    The Lubart Family
    The Naiman Family

     
    Zeldy Abramowitz
    Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Berkowitz
    Professor David Fishman
    Pearl Gluck
    Henya Gottesman
    Nuta Kaufman
    Malke Klein
    Idy Grunbaum
    Professor Arthur Hertzberg
    Moishe Levertov
    Mayer Schiller

     

    Archival Sources:
     
    ABC News Video Source
    Archive Films
    Beit Lohamei Haghetaot
    Shaul Shimon Deutsch
    Film/Audio Services
    Fox Movietone
    Gold Family
    Steve Frankel
    Image Bank
    Jewish Chatauqua Society
    Jewish Theological Seminary of America
    Luboml Exhibition Project
    National Archives
    National Center for Jewish Film
    Yivo Institute for Jewish Research

     

    Photographs courtesy of
    The Deren Family
    Jerome Mintz
    Irving Hertzberg
    Moshe D. Yarmish

     

    Paintings courtesy of:
    Professor Halina Nelkin
    National Museum in Crakow
    National Museum in Warsaw
    Upper Silesian Museum, Bytom
    Jewish Theological Seminary, New York

     

    Additional Support
    Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
    New York State Council for the Arts
    New York Humanities Council
    National Foundation for Jewish Culture
    Sidney Stern Memorial Foundation

     

    Bookkeeper
    Rifke Daum

     

    Additional Music credits
    Zmiros Yisrael
    Songs of Hasidim in Yiddish

     
    Melitzer Chassidic Zmiros
    Cantor David Werdyger
    Aderet Record Co.

     

    New York, New York
    Written by
    Kander and Ebb

    Published by EMI UNART

     

    Down South Camp Meeting
    Written by Irving Mills and Fletcher Henderson
    Published by EMI MILLS
    Performed by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
    © 1987 BMG Music
     

    Shot on Eastman

     

    Stereo provided by
    Ultrasound
     

    Copyright © 1997 Oren Rudavsky Productions and Menachem Daum


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