The Jewish Story Explained Series

Take a whirlwind journey through three thousand years of Jewish history in just 40 short videos. Watch this spellbinding testament to the tenacity and achievements of the Jewish people through the ages.

Based on the book Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,000-Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith by the renowned historian Sir Martin Gilbert, the series covers the Jewish story from its very beginning up until the modern day.

Want to know more about Biblical stories, get your facts straight about Hellenization or learn about the Jews of the Middle Ages? This series is the perfect starting point. So start watching and get connected with the enduring story of the Jewish people. It’s all our story.

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Co-Executive Producers

Melinda Goldrich
Shmuel Katz

Gold Level

Goldrich Family Foundation
Irving I Moskowitz Foundation
Lori Komisar & Morrie Silverman
Melanie & Martin Glatt

Silver Level

Betsy & Philip Darivoff
Andrea & Larry Gill
The Mitchell Foundation

Bronze Level

Diane & Les Botnick
Caroline & Daniel Katz
Shari & Nathan Lindenbaum

Partner Level

Jane & John August
Josephine & Simon Braitman
Dana & Rick Entin
Jean & Jerry Friedman
Barbara & Gerald Hines
Lauren & Ezra Kest
Andrienne & Les Lawrence
Ann & Nate Levine
Sandy & Ronnie Schiff

Special Thanks

Esther Gilbert
Michael Kagan