The British arrest Jewish leaders, and Eleanor Roosevelt visits the refugees.
What is the meaning of being Jewish?
The British refuse a boatload of desperate Holocaust survivors entry into Israel.
Jewish refugees make a secret, treacherous journey to the Promised Land.
The flame that sustained the Jews in the darkest days.
Jewish refugees seek shelter back in Poland or in DP camps.
Coming to grips with a civilization destroyed.
For fear of jeopardizing oil interests, the British refuse to allow Jews into Israel.
The survivors' desperate attempts to locate lost relatives.
Ben Gurion brought the message of Zionism to the hopeless Holocaust refugees.
The ragtag Jewish underground fights back against 100,000 British personnel.
by Dr. Ben Weider
When the Ghetto walls came tumbling down.
by Larry Domnitch
A horrific era when Jewish boys were forced into 25 years of Russian military service.
by Rabbi Ken Spiro
Four thousand years of Jewish history at a glance.
In the final analysis, Jewish history makes no rational sense.
Since its founding in 1948, Israel has been in a constant state of war, and yet has achieved great economic success.
After the British turned away Holocaust survivors from Israel, the UN voted to partition the land.
The British promised to create a Jewish state, but served their own Arab-linked interests as millions died in the Holocaust.
Herzl launched the political framework for the modern State of Israel.
The re-birth of Israel is an unprecedented phenomenon in human history.
Hitler implemented his goal to eliminate all Jews from the planet.
While Nazi Germany systematically rounded up and executed Jews, the world closed its eyes and its doors.
Even in such civilized nations as France and the United States, anti-Semitism never died out.
Jews gained untold riches in America, at the cost of their heritage and spirituality.
Government-organized pogroms against the Jews deflected attention from the corrupt regime.
This area of Russia where Jews were most oppressed gave rise to amazing achievements.
The amazing story of Jewish influence on the founding fathers of American democracy.
Germans emphasized their loyalty to the "fatherland" in order to be accepted in mainstream society.
The Age of Reason gave Jews civil rights, but its emphasis on a Godless society was bound to backfire.
Initially a movement largely of the poor and uneducated, Hassidism emphasized spirituality in everyday life.
In the 16th century, the Israeli mountaintop town of Tzfat became the center of Jewish mysticism.
The Reformation exposed the corruption of the Church. For the Jews it meant more bad news.
King Boleslav of Poland invited the Jews, granting them unprecedented rights and privileges.
The Inquisition sought to expose Jews who converted to Christianity but were still secretly Jewish.
The Europeans didn't know what caused the bubonic plague, but had no trouble blaming the Jews.
Christian accusations leveled against the Jews were extreme and irrational.
The Crusaders came to liberate the Holy Land from the "infidels" - and woe to any Jew who stood in their way.
Spain was the Medieval golden land of opportunity for Jews.
The oldest and most stable of Jewish communities was spared the ravages of holy warriors.
Mohammed reacted with anger when Jews refused to recognize him as the last of the prophets.
Early Christianity attracted those unwilling to take on all of Judaism's precepts.
At a time of cruel oppression, splinter sects spring up in belief that the apocalypse is at hand.
In a time of chaos, the sages do the unprecedented and write down the Oral Law.
The Romans sought to extinguish Jewish presence in Jerusalem by renaming Israel to Palestine.
Despite the disastrous results of the Great Revolt, the Jews revolt yet again.
Two thousand years of Jewish history at a glance.
On the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, the 9th of Av, the Temple burns to the ground.
The Jewish nation fights to save its spiritual center.
In a seemingly suicidal move, the Jews take on the mighty Romans.
In a time when many things were going wrong for the Jews, the sages Hillel and Shammai defined what was going right.