History Crash Course #6: Isaac and His Sons

History repeats: The groove that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob carve will be for their descendants.

History Crash Course #7: Joseph

Joseph demonstrates a classic pattern: The Jew arrives impoverished, works hard, and rises to the top.

History Crash Course #8: Reunion

To remedy the family animosity, Joseph sets the stage for a great test.

History Crash Course #10: Ten Plagues

With the Ten Plagues, the laws of nature are turned upside down to free the Jews.

History Crash Course #11: Mount Sinai

The encounter between God and the Jews at Mount Sinai was a totally unique event in all of human history.

History Crash Course #12: The Golden Calf

Only a tiny portion of Jews participate in worshiping the golden calf. So why blame the whole nation?

History Crash Course #13: The Tragedy of the Spies

Every major disaster in Jewish history is connected to the 9th of Av. It all began with the 12 spies.

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