The Story of the Jews

 
  

Episode Five: Return

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.

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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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