From Philadelphia to The Front

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Documentary Short

Director: Judy Gelles, Marianne Bernstein

Producers: Judy Gelles, Marianne Bernstein

Writers: Judy Gelles, Marianne Bernstein

Featuring: David Altman, Milton Dank, Boris Drucker, Joe Pepper, Sidney Zubrow

Running Time: 38 minutes

Country of Origin: USA

Language: English


What was it like to be a Jewish soldier serving in World War II? “From Philadelphia to the Front” presents six Jewish men in their 80’s who remember growing up in Philadelphia and serving their country in World War II. Their experiences fighting anti-Semitism both at home and abroad offer new insights into a generation that transformed modern American Jewry.


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