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|
Middle Ages through the beginnings of Zionism
World War One through the current day