Story of the Jews

  • CERT PG
  • SERIES 1
  • 2013
  • 1 RATINGS
Story of the Jews

Simon Schama explores how a distinct Jewish identity began to emerge more than 3,000 years ago. Drawing on a rich store of archaeological and historical sources, and accompanied by vivid location photography in Israel, Egypt and Jordan.

CAST AND CREW

Ella Bahaire Hugo MacGregor Simon Schama

GENRE

Documentary

CERTIFICATE

General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children.

RELEASED

2013

Story of the Jews - Series 1
More information

SERIES 1

5 EPISODES

  • In the Beginning

    Series 1 Episode 1

    In the Beginning

    Simon explores how a distinct Jewish identity began to emerge 3,000 years ago.

    • CERT U
    • 1 HR
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Among Believers

    Series 1 Episode 2

    Among Believers

    Simon Schama explores the tale of Jewish survival in the medieval world.

    • CERT PG
    • 1 HR
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • A Leap of Faith

    Series 1 Episode 3

    A Leap of Faith

    Schama examines the various achievements that drove Jews out of the ghetto.

    • CERT PG
    • 1 HR
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Over the Rainbow

    Series 1 Episode 4

    Over the Rainbow

    Simon Schama explores the rich history of the Jews of Eastern Europe.

    • CERT PG
    • 1 HR
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Return

    Series 1 Episode 5

    Return

    Examining the impact of the Holocaust and the creation of the State of Israel.

    • CERT PG
    • 1 HR
    NOT AVAILABLE
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