Season 6, Episode 10 Blessed Is the Match
First Aired: August 4, 2013
Joan Allen narrates this profile of Hannah Senesh (1921-44), a heroic Jewish woman from Budapest who, although safe in British-controlled Palestine, joined a 1944 mission to rescue fellow Jews—including her mother—from the Nazis. She was captured, tortured and executed by the Gestapo, a fate witnessed by her mother. The documentary features remarks from classmates, fellow kibbutz members, fellow prisoners and her nephews, and also includes photos and excerpts from her letters.
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- Premiered: March 18, 2008
- Rating: TV-PG
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- Premise: Independently produced documentaries from around the world are presented. (more)