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Cultural Jambalaya has completed production of its second educational DVD for teachers. "Windows & Mirrors: The Middle East" includes images and narratives highlighting the fascinating people and intriguing cultures of the Middle East. Supported by an online study guide, the DVD is a resource for Middle School and High School teachers to engage students in a variety of subjects, including social studies, geography, history, diversity and language.
Designed to spawn discussion, the Middle East DVD showcases the historic and traditional cultures of Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Lebanon.
Ancient archeological sites of Palmyra, Luxor, Jerash, Ephesus, Baalbek, Petra and Abu Simbel
Rich Bekaa Valley and rolling hills of Izmir; mesmerizing Mediterranean and legendary Red Sea
Spiritual significance of the Jordan River, Summit of Mt. Sinai, Dome of the Rock and St. Simeon
Magical fortress of Masada, cedar forests of Lebanon, dead scrolls of Qumran
Bedouin nomads and shepherds, bustling commercial centers; and peaceful kibbutzim and lively souks
Complex intersection of Islam, Judaism, Christianity and new religions, and their intriguing traditions