Schiffman_65029-26Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of Judaic studies at YU, recently took part in several segments for PBS’s five-part documentary series, “The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama.”

The five-hour series follows Schama, who has written and presented 50 documentaries on art, literature and history and is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University, as he travels from Russia and the Ukraine to Egypt, Israel and Spain, exploring the imprint that Jewish culture has made on the world and the drama of suffering, resilience and rebirth that has gone with it.

Watch two of the segments below:

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