OUR SHOAH DOCUMENTARIES

β€œIt is imperative that the historical truth of what happened during the Shoah be brought to the screen through those who experienced it and preserved for future generations as well as to expose and counteract all forms of anti-Semitism.”          

β€”  Richard Bloom

Released For Distribution

Defending Holocaust History

Richard Bloom Productions is releasing Defending Holocaust History which focuses in with razor sharpness on the 1941 onset of actual genocide in Eastern Europe, particularly Lithuania and Latvia, and which is now the subject of a massive state campaign to rewrite history to confuse the issues.This new documentary became necessary as over the past five years, there has been an insidious worldwide campaign by the Lithuanian Government to rewrite the history of the Holocaust, specifically as it pertains to events in that country by glorifying Lithuanian Nazi collaborators as heroes, vilifying the victims, and attempting to delegitimize the Holocaust as a unique historical event by comparing it to the crimes of Stalin, all in an attempt to sanitize the role of thousands of its citizens and avoiding accountability.

Through the use of archival footage, Dr. Dovid Katz, Yiddish Scholar and Editor of Defending History.com, Dr. Efraim Zuroff, Director of the Simon Wiesenthal’s Jerusalem Office, Aryeh Rubin, founder of Operation Last Chance and Holocaust Survivors confront both the Lithuanian government’s attempts to rewrite Holocaust History and the Latvian government’s glorification of the role of its citizens in the Waffen SS.

The film as well as our other 4 Shoah documentaries have been seen around the world and have been selected by and are available for viewing at the Yad Vashem Visual Center in Jerusalem and at the USHMM in Washington, DC.

Available for Jewish and other Film Festivals as well as Holocaust education programs.

Please contact the producers at rbloom40@aol.com for further information.

 

Defending Holocaust History

Defending Holocaust History

This new documentary became necessary as over the past five years, there has been an insidious worldwide campaign by the Lithuanian Government to rewrite the history of the Holocaust, specifically as it pertains to events in that country by glorifying Lithuanian Nazi collaborators as heroes, vilifying the victims, and attempting to delegitimize the Holocaust as a unique historical event by comparing it to the crimes of Stalin, all in an attempt to sanitize the role of thousands of its citizens and avoiding accountability.


Dr. Dovid Katz protesting at the Neo-Nazi march, March 11, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Dovid Katz at the march 11 2012 neo-nazi march in vimius lithuania

credit: DefendingHistory.com

Dr. Dovid Katz holding up The 70 Years Declaration at the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holding Dr. David Katz holding up 70-year old declaration

credit: “(c) European Union”

Dr. Efraim Zuroff protesting at the annual Waffen SS parade, March 16, 2012, Riga, Latvia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

credit: DefendingHistory.com

Dr. Dovid Katz and Monica Lowenberg protesting at the annual Waffen SS parade, March 16, 2012, Riga, Latvia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Dovid Katz and Monica Lowenberg protesting at the March 16, 2012

Credit: Francine Casteels

Former Vilna partisan, Fania Brantsovsky and Dr. Dovid Katz at the ‘new’ Jewish cemetery, in Vilnius (near the symbolic gravestone for members of the Vilna (FPO) and other partisan organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fania Brantsovsky and Dr. Dovid Katz

Credit: Charissa Brammer

Music: “Eclipse”, Composed and Performed by Adi Sappir – www.adisappir.com.au

Light of the River (Or Hanachal) “”LCHA DODI” performed by Shai Perelman and Omer Horowitz