Section Jewish History : 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection in each section

Schama on The Story of the Jews

 19.09.2013

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour speaks with historian Simon Schama about his latest project, The Story of the Jews

Simon Schama on the tragedy of the Polish Jewry and God

07.07.2011

Simon Schama: History as a liberation from the tyranny of the present

06.07.2011

Simon Schama on the importance of understanding the past.

The Jewish Kingdom of Kush: Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) history- Documentary

 20.04.2013

A documentary on the Jewish ( Beta Israel / Falasha ) kingdom that flourished in the land of Kush ( Nubia / ancient Ethiopia ), in what is today Sudan. In the 9th/10th century the kingdom expanded into Axum. The kingdom was the homeland of historical figures, Eldad Ha Dani and Queen Yodit. I decided to make this documentary since no previous work has been done on it.

17:02 MINUTES- Do jews have to help non-jews to make them religious? & others topics

18.03.2014 

ברוך שמו של ריבון העולם. ברוך כתרך ומקומך יהיה רצונך עם עמך ישראל לעולם ופדות ימינך הראה לעמך בבית מקדשך ולהגיע לנו מיטוב אורך לקבל תפילותינו ברחמים. יהי רצון מלפניך שתאריך לנו חיים בטוב ולהיותי נפקד בין הצדיקים לרחם עלי ולשמור אותי ואת כל שלי ושל כל עמך ישראל. אתה הוא הזן את הכל אתה הוא השולט כל המלכים ומפרנס את הכל והמלכות שלך היא. אני עבדו של הקודש ברוך הוא שמשתחוה לפניו ומילפני כבוד תורתו בכל זמן וזמן. ****לא על איש אני בוטח ולא על בני אלוהים אני סומך**** אלה בא-לוהי השמיים שהוא אל-והי אמת ותורתו אמת ונביאיו אמת ומרבה לעשות טובות ואמת. בו אני בוטח ¡¡ולשמו הקדוש והניכבד!! אני אומר תשבחות.

יהי רצון ה”, לתת ברכה והצלחה רבה, לכל מי שעושה רצונך.

יהי שם השם מבורך מעתה ועד עולם.

————-אל תצפו ביום השבת באתר הזה————

Interview with Rabbi of Yemen’s Sana’a Jews

03.01.2011

The Media Line Interview with Rabbi of Yemen’s Sana’a Jews

DNA unlocks Hispanic-Jewish history

Israeli History – Jewish migration to Europe

19.08.2013

Jewish history on the destruction of Ancient Israel in 70 AD and the result of the Jewish migration to Europe (Roman colonies of modern day Italy, Spain, France, Germany).

The Culture of Israel

10.11.2011

The Culture of Israel compromises a blend of every Jewish Hebrew culture from all parts of Israel and from the Diaspora which includes Ashkenazi, Mizrahi, Sephardi, Temani, Falasha and Hassidic (Chasidic).
These are some of the traditional Israeli Jewish Costumes.

Historian Simon Schama on Jewish History: Video – Bloomberg
09:24
He is a historian and professor at Columbia University. His most recent project is a multimedia account of Jewish history. (Source: Bloomberg)
bloomberg.com
Jewish History Panel | Video | C-SPAN.org
Jewish History Panel. Mr. Blum talked about his book, The Eve of Destruction: The Untold Story of the Yom Kippur War, published by… read more.
c-span.org

 

The Story of the Jews
WMHT
Prize winning author and Emmy-Award winner Simon Schama brings to life Jewish historyand experience in a new five-part documentary series The 
Tad Taube stepping down from Koret Foundation
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
“The museum is probably the most important Jewish project in the world today,” Taube said. “It’s a landmark of Jewish history, culture and the 
The Dramas of Jewish Education
Galus Australis
To an extent, this is the fundamental conflict of Jewish history, albeit seen through decidedly 21st century eyes. To me, this conflict is an essential part 
Japan PM hails ‘lessons of history‘ on Anne Frank visit
Radio Australia
 we would like also to pass on the lessons and facts of history to the next generation,” Mr Abe said during the visit to the Jewish girl’s former hideout.
Japan’s PM Visits Anne Frank Museum After Vandalism
Arutz Sheva
 and we would like also to pass on the lessons and facts of history to the next generation,” Abe said during the visit to the Jewish girl’s former hideout.
11 Greatest Jewish Moments in Baseball History (Not Including Sandy Koufax)
Jewish Daily Forward
While waiting impatiently for opening day, I’d been distracting myself by compiling a list of the 10 greatest Jewish baseball moments of all time; 
Jewish scholar hopes to encourage care for others in altruism talk at Furman
Greenville News
“I’ve been very much steeped in this story,” said Schacter, professor of Jewish history and Jewish thought and senior scholar of the Center for the 
Double genocide rewrites history
Jerusalem Post
My 2012 documentary film Rewriting History tracked the emergence of  i.e. non-Jewish, “genocide” and thus advances the rewriting of history.
Beyoncé and Jay Z visit Anne Frank House in Amsterdam
Jerusalem Post
We can only hope this is Beyoncé’s attempt at brushing up on her Jewish history before her hopefully epic Tel Aviv performance which is reported to 
Expert Says Anti-Semitism ‘Part and Parcel of European Culture’
Arutz Sheva
Gerstenfeld, a historian with an expertise in European Jewish history, along with Itay Reuveni of NGO Monitor, was discussing the issue of 
7Days: Regional arts and entertainment
Philly.com
 the official MLB historian) get together to discuss the national pastime at 7 p.m. at the National Museum of Jewish History, Fifth and Market Streets.
On the occasion of Iranian New Year, Israeli President Peres addresses message to the Iranian 
European Jewish Press
“The Jewish people and the Persian people, the Iranian people have a very long historyand we’re going to have a long future,” the Israeli President .
3000-year history of Jewish faith becomes personal in TV series
Longview News-Journal
The five-hour PBS series “The Story of the Jews With Simon Schama” sweeps across 3,000 years of Jewish history. But late last month, when the 
 
11 Greatest Jewish Moments in Baseball History (Not Including Sandy Koufax)
Jewish Daily Forward
While waiting impatiently for opening day, I’d been distracting myself by compiling a list of the 10 greatest Jewish baseball moments of all time; 
On PBS: ‘The Story of the Jews
Heritage Florida Jewish News
Prize-winning author of 15 books and Emmy Award-winner Simon Schama brings to lifeJewish history and experience in a new five-part documentary 
Preserving Jewish Calcutta
Jerusalem Post
The dwindling Jewish community – now under two dozen – is on a mission to  the community and document its 200-year history to preserve a record of its  The first Jewsarrived in Calcutta from Syria and Iraq, seeking business 
Author of Monuments Men delivered speech for Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee donors
Bradenton Herald
MANATEE — Robert Edsel, author of “The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History,” headlined The 
Double genocide rewrites history
Jerusalem Post
My 2012 documentary film Rewriting History tracked the emergence of  i.e. non-Jewish, “genocide” and thus advances the rewriting of history.
The wind that shook prestate Israel’s emigrants to Crimea
Haaretz
Gal, who in recent years has spearheaded a raft of educational projects on Jewish history, has a particular interest in the second and third aliyahs and 
New Ritz bacon-flavored crackers may taste treif, but they’re kosher
St. Louis Jewish Light
Elefant acknowledged that some Jews will feel uncomfortable with the  social media presence and weekly newsletter, This Week in Jewish History.
Italy Jewish leader decries bakery’s discrimination against Roma
The Times of Israel
The “shameful sign evokes in a worrying way the darkest period of our history” Renzo Gattegna, president of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, 

10th Annual Richard J. Yashek Memorial Lecture to Explore “American Jews and the Myth of 

 also the Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg professor of American Jewish history and director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History.

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