This short film features scenes in Amsterdam as people are getting ready for the Sabbath. At the end of the film there is a scene which features prayers inside the synagogue. Film was originally made for Dutch queen.
Begins with a brief history of Jewish life in Amsterdam from the earliest evidence of the 16th c., through the 17th and 18th c., including the construction and later history of the famous Esnoga (synagogue) building and the associated Ets Haim library. Musical life in the Amsterdam Jewish community in the 17th and 18th c.