The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama

60 minutes

Historian Simon Schama explores Jewish history and the contributions that Jewish culture has made to the world.

60 minutes

Historian Simon Schama explores Jewish history and the contributions that Jewish culture has made to the world.

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Simon Schama's history of the Jewish people concludes with the Holocaust and the creation of the modern Israel, both of which fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish. Included: the tension between the ideals and necessities that led to founding the modern Israel; and the realities of conflict, dispossession and occupation that have followed in its wake.

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s1e5 Return
April 1, 2014
September 29, 2013
Simon Schama's history of the Jewish people concludes with the Holocaust and the creation of the modern Israel, both of which fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish. Included: the tension between the ideals and necessities that led to founding the modern Israel; and the realities of conflict, dispossession and occupation that have followed in its wake.
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Recalling the lost world of the shtetl, Jewish towns and villages in Eastern Europe that gave birth to a uniquely Jewish culture; and that made its mark in the revolutionary politics of the USSR and the pop culture of Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood. It was also the birthplace of Hasidism, one of the most misunderstood forms of Judaism. Included: Simon Schama visits the forests of Lithuania, where his family logged wood and fought wolves.

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s1e4 Over the Rainbow
April 1, 2014
September 22, 2013
Recalling the lost world of the shtetl, Jewish towns and villages in Eastern Europe that gave birth to a uniquely Jewish culture; and that made its mark in the revolutionary politics of the USSR and the pop culture of Tin Pan Alley and Hollywood. It was also the birthplace of Hasidism, one of the most misunderstood forms of Judaism. Included: Simon Schama visits the forests of Lithuania, where his family logged wood and fought wolves.
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s1e1 The Beginning
March 25, 2014
September 1, 2013
March 25, 2014
The Beginning
Series Premiere
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s1e2 Among Believers
March 31, 2014
September 8, 2013
March 31, 2014
Among Believers
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s1e3 A Leap of Faith
April 1, 2014
September 15, 2013
April 1, 2014
A Leap of Faith
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s1e4 Over the Rainbow
April 1, 2014
September 22, 2013
April 1, 2014
Over the Rainbow
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s1e5 Return
April 1, 2014
September 29, 2013
April 1, 2014
Return
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