The Story Of The Jews

November 2016
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Ep5 - Return

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Return - This final episode examines how the Holocaust and the creation of Israel have fundamentally changed what it means to be Jewish. Mixing personal recollection with epic history, Schama tells the story of the remarkable personalities and unprecedented events which turned the Zionist dream of creating a modern state ...
October 2016
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Ep4 - Over The Rainbow

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Over The Rainbow - Schama plunges us into the lost world of the shtetl, the Jewish towns and villages sewn across the hinterlands of Eastern Europe which became the seedbed of a uniquely Jewish culture. Shtetl culture would make its mark on the modern world, from the revolutionary politics of the Soviet Union to the mass c...
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Ep2 - Among Believers

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Among Believers - In this landmark series, Simon Schama looks at the impact of the Jews and the moments when Jewish experience - what Jews have thought, written, mourned and acclaimed - has changed their fate.The story continues with medieval Jews struggling to preserve their identity - and sometimes their lives--under the...
March 2014

Ep3 - A Leap Of Faith

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A Leap of Faith - Enlightenment thinkers and revolutionary armies brought ghetto walls crashing down - allowing Jews to weave their wisdom, creativity and energies into the very fabric of modern life in Europe. One of the most fruitful branches of this Jewish renaissance was in music. However, the remarkably successful int...

Ep1 - In The Beginning

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In The Beginning - In this landmark series, Simon Schama looks at the impact of the Jews and those moments when the Jewish experience - what Jews have thought and written, uttered, mourned and acclaimed - has changed the fate of the world. Travelling the globe from New York to Odessa, Berlin to Jerusalem,Schama tells ancie...
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