Miracle of Israel #17 - Siege of Jerusalem

Jewish settlements are attacked by various Arab legions.

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

FDR did not support the creation of Israel. Destiny had other plans.

History Crash Course #25: The Second Temple

The Holy Temple is rebuilt, but is not the same with the Ark of the Covenant missing.

The Infamous British White Paper

75 years ago the “death sentence for the Jews” was handed down while the U.S. remained silent.

Video: The Ten Lost Tribes

Large numbers of Jews were exiled and disappeared. Where are they now?

History Crash Course #39: The Talmud

In a time of chaos, the sages do the unprecedented and write down the Oral Law.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

Ulysses S. Grant & the Jews

When General Grant expelled the Jews.

History Crash Course #60: The Holocaust

While Nazi Germany systematically rounded up and executed Jews, the world closed its eyes and its doors.

Miracle of Israel #11 - Pressing the British

The British arrest Jewish leaders, and Eleanor Roosevelt visits the refugees.

Miracle of Israel #19 - Countdown to Confrontation

The British evacuate the Galilee region, while Jews disagree over the nature of the future state.

Miracle of Israel #16 - Arab Violence

The Zionist enterprise gives rise to massive anti-Semitism in Arab countries.

Miracle of Israel #14 - Diverse Jewish Groups

The impact of Zionism on Reform, Orthodox, and Sefardic Jewry.

The Polish Queen Esther

A strikingly similar life, using her position of power to save fellow Jews from persecution.

History Crash Course #64: The British Mandate

The British promised to create a Jewish state, but served their own Arab-linked interests as millions died in the Holocaust.

Seven Wonders of Jewish History (audio)

Explore 7 remarkable milestones of Jewish history that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.

Escape from the Inquisition

Publicly, Dr. Nunez was serving Church dignitaries; privately he was committing religious crimes deserving of death at the stake.

The Cantonist Saga

A horrific era when Jewish boys were forced into 25 years of Russian military service.

Miracle of Israel #13 - Soviets and the UN

An Iron Curtain goes up in eastern Europe, and the United Nations seeks a solution in Palestine.

Miracle of Israel #12 - Public Opinion

American Jewry gets behind the Zionist cause, as the British defer to the United Nations.

Miracle of Israel #8 - Jewish Response

The ragtag Jewish underground fights back against 100,000 British personnel.

Miracle of Israel #7 - Political Hopes

Ben Gurion brought the message of Zionism to the hopeless Holocaust refugees.

Miracle of Israel #6 - British Refugee Policy

For fear of jeopardizing oil interests, the British refuse to allow Jews into Israel.

Miracle of Israel #5 - Homeless and Stateless

The survivors' desperate attempts to locate lost relatives.

Miracle of Israel #4 - Rebuilding the Community

Jewish refugees seek shelter back in Poland or in DP camps.

Miracle of Israel #3 - Test of Faith

The flame that sustained the Jews in the darkest days.

Miracle of Israel #1 - Aftermath of the Holocaust

Liberating the camps, and the Nuremberg trials. (Viewer discretion is advised.)

History Crash Course #67: The Miracle of Jewish History

In the final analysis, Jewish history makes no rational sense.

History Crash Course #66: War

Since its founding in 1948, Israel has been in a constant state of war, and yet has achieved great economic success.

History Crash Course #65: The State of Israel

After the British turned away Holocaust survivors from Israel, the UN voted to partition the land.

History Crash Course #63: Modern Zionism

Herzl launched the political framework for the modern State of Israel.

History Crash Course #62: Return to the Land of Israel

The re-birth of Israel is an unprecedented phenomenon in human history.

History Crash Course #61: The Final Solution

Hitler implemented his goal to eliminate all Jews from the planet.

History Crash Course #59: The Face of Anti-Semitism

Even in such civilized nations as France and the United States, anti-Semitism never died out.

History Crash Course #58: Jewish Life in America

Jews gained untold riches in America, at the cost of their heritage and spirituality.

History Crash Course #56: Pale of Settlement

This area of Russia where Jews were most oppressed gave rise to amazing achievements.

History Crash Course #55: Jews and the Founding of America

The amazing story of Jewish influence on the founding fathers of American democracy.

History Crash Course #54: The Reform Movement

Germans emphasized their loyalty to the "fatherland" in order to be accepted in mainstream society.

History Crash Course #53: The Enlightenment

The Age of Reason gave Jews civil rights, but its emphasis on a Godless society was bound to backfire.

History Crash Course #52: The Hassidic Movement

Initially a movement largely of the poor and uneducated, Hassidism emphasized spirituality in everyday life.

History Crash Course #51: The Kabbalists

In the 16th century, the Israeli mountaintop town of Tzfat became the center of Jewish mysticism.

History Crash Course #50: Reformation and the Jews

The Reformation exposed the corruption of the Church. For the Jews it meant more bad news.

History Crash Course #49: The Jews of Poland

King Boleslav of Poland invited the Jews, granting them unprecedented rights and privileges.

History Crash Course #47: The Black Death

The Europeans didn't know what caused the bubonic plague, but had no trouble blaming the Jews.

History Crash Course #46: Blood Libel

Christian accusations leveled against the Jews were extreme and irrational.

History Crash Course #45: The Crusades

The Crusaders came to liberate the Holy Land from the "infidels" - and woe to any Jew who stood in their way.

History Crash Course #44: The Jews of Spain

Spain was the Medieval golden land of opportunity for Jews.

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