It was supposed to be divinely gifted, so how (and why) did the much-vaunted Jewish kingdom fall apart after just 80 years — and what happened next? To answer these questions, we’re scrolling through the royal annals and reviewing the reigns of the first kings of Israel, all the way from Saul to Ahab.
The Jewish Story Explained is based on the book Letters to Auntie Fori: 5,000 Years of Jewish History and their Faith by Martin Gilbert
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– Shmuel Katz
– Melinda Goldrich
– Irving I Moskowitz Foundation
– Goldrich Family Foundation
This series would not be possible without the generous support of Esther Gilbert and Michael Kagan
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– Library of Congress