This series contrasts the horrors of the Holocaust with the rebirth of Israel. Isaiah 61:3 to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning…
WARNING: These programs contain actual images from the Holocaust. Viewer discretion is advised.
Episode: “The Peace”
From a hot air balloon, Myles and Katharine share a vista of the stunning fields in Northern Galilee. Israelis who endured hardship to become established in Israel give their testimonies. Myles sings the mourner’s prayer—Kaddish, in Hebrew—over a pond filled with the ashes of victims at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
WARNING: This program contain actual images from the Holocaust. Viewer discretion is advised.
Caption transcript for Beauty For Ashes: “The Peace” (8/9)