The Jewish
Story Explained

Our Video Series & Educational Resources are Coming Soon

Spark discussion. Fuel debate. Increase Jewish literacy.

Connect your students with Jewish heritage and history through “The Jewish Story Explained” video series. This 42-episode series (3 seasons) tackles 3,000 years in 10-minute increments, from biblical times to the modern State of Israel. 

As always, Unpacked for Educators will provide educational resources to accompany each video. The series will cover the:  Biblical Era, Second Temple to Jewish Dispersal, Middle Ages. Modern Era and Contemporary Era.

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Topics & Release Schedule

Easily coordinate your course with videos and resources as we release them. Season one covers ancient Israel from the biblical era through the rise of Christianity, focusing broadly on the themes of becoming a nation, dissent and unity and the rise of antisemitism.

Episode Video Topic Expected Educational Resource Release Date
1 Patriarchs & Matriarchs August 2nd, 2020
2 Joseph & Brothers August 2nd, 2020
3 Moses & Exodus August 2nd, 2020
4 Israelites in Israel August 15th, 2020
5 United Monarchy August 29th, 2020
6 Kingdom Divided September 12th, 2020
7 Diaspora and Destruction 1 September 26th, 2020
8 Diaspora and Destruction 2 October 10th, 2020
9 Ezra and Nehemia - The return October 24th, 2020
10 Hanukkah, Hellenization and Hasmoneans November 7th, 2020
11 Roman Empire in Israel - Part 1 November 21st, 2020
12 Roman Empire in Israel - Part 2 December 5th, 2020
13 Hillel and Shammai and the Mishnah December 19th, 2020
14 Development of the Talmud January 2nd, 2021
15 Christianity & the Jews January 16th, 2021

Upcoming

SEASON 2
Middle Ages through the beginnings of Zionism

SEASON 3 
World War One through the current day

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