Trees Cry For Rain: A Sephardic Journey
32 minutes, English and Ladino with English subtitles, Spanish subtitles on DVD, 1989
Rachel Amado Bortnick takes the viewer on a fascinating journey exploring her Sephardic roots, recalling the rich, vanishing world of Sephardic culture and the nearly extinct Ladino language.
Jewish Studies • Near Eastern Studies • Women's Studies • Folklore and Anthropology
A teacher's guide accompanies each video. The guide outlines goals and objectives; provides an historical time line and definitions; and suggests discussions, activities, projects and readings.
"One woman's poignant story about her cultural
—Northern California Jewish Bulletin
"Recommended for libraries seeking diversified ethnic collections
and Spanish culture programs"