Video from Unpacked
In this excellent 11 minute video from Unpacked we get a condensed history of the Jewish people.
'The Jewish Story Explained is a “you never got info like this at Hebrew school” trip through the past 3,000 years of the Jewish experience. There are miracles, destruction, sibling rivalry, child sacrifice -- and that’s all just in the first episode... The Jewish Story Explained is based on the book Letters to Auntie Fori: 5,000 Years of Jewish History and their Faith by Martin Gilbert." from Video introduction.
Here is a link to an excellent article about Fori. The Hungarian Jewish girl who became Indian almost-royalty
From the Jewish Standard