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The Story of the Jews With Simon Schama

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Full Episodes

Episode Five: Return

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Simon Schama examines how the Holocaust & the creation of Israel changed Jewish identity.

Episode Four: Over the Rainbow

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Schama travels to Eastern Europe to examine the profound impact of the Jewish people.

Episode Three: A Leap of Faith

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Simon Schama follows the Jewish people through the defining era of Enlightenment.

Episode Two: Among Believers

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Medieval Jews struggle to preserve their identity under Christian and Islamic rule.

Clips

Extended Footage: Being a Jew was Criminal

Extended Footage: Being a Jew was Criminal

Simon Schama interviews the International Association of Jews from Egypt's Levana Zamir.

Extended Footage: Levana's Journey

Extended Footage: Levana's Journey

Simon Schama interviews the International Association of Jews from Egypt's Levana Zamir.

Extended Footage: The Paradox of Home

Extended Footage: The Paradox of Home

Simon Schama interviews Israeli author David Grossman.

Extended Footage: A Separation Wall in Words

Extended Footage: A Separation Wall in Words

Simon Schama interviews Israeli author David Grossman.

Previews

The Story of the Jews Promo

The Story of the Jews Promo

Simon Schama's The Story of the Jews is a 5-part look into 3000 years of Jewish history.