The Story of the Jews

 
  

Episode Two: Among Believers

The medieval era, when Jews struggled to preserve their identity and even their lives under the rule of Christianity and Islam is recalled. Includes the story of diaspora Jews who built new lives and invented new ways of being Jewish in the face of discrimination.

>> Episode Three: A Leap of Faith

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Emmy-Award winner Simon Schama brings to life Jewish history and experience in The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama. This five-hour series follows Schama as he travels from Russia and the Ukraine to Egypt, Israel and Spain, exploring the imprint that Jewish culture has made on the world and the drama of suffering, resilience and rebirth that has gone with it.

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