THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA

THE STORY OF THE JEWS WITH SIMON SCHAMA

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:00pm

Simon Schama hosts a seder or Passover meal

Credit: Courtesy of Tim Kirby © Oxford Film & Television 2012

Join Simon Schama to explore the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day.

Noted historian, author and critic Simon Schama explores the Jewish experience in this new five-part series airing Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. and continuing Tuesday, April 1 at 8 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. Tonight, trace the Jewish experience from tribal beginnings to Romans’ destruction of the Jerusalem temple and witness the struggles of medieval Jews to preserve their identity under Christian and Islamic rule.

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