The Jewish Story Explained is a “you never got info like this at Hebrew school” trip through the past 3,000 years of the Jewish experience. There are miracles, destruction, sibling rivalry, child sacrifice — and that’s all just in the first episode…

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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Image credits:
– Flickr/Yosef Silver
– Commons Wikimedia/Neogeolegend/Bharatahs

Co-Executive Producers:
– Shmuel Katz
– Melinda Goldrich

Gold Level:
– Irving I Moskowitz Foundation
– Goldrich Family Foundation

Silver Level:
– Andrea & Larry Gill
– Betsy & Philip Darivoff

Bronze Level:
– Diane & Les Botnick
– Shari & Nathan Lindenbaum

This series would not be possible without the generous support of Esther Gilbert and Michael Kagan