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Simon Schama’s Essay Contest for Students

Writing prompt asks high schoolers to examine how stories shape our identies

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Simon Schama Discusses His New Documentary

The Story of the Jews, a five-part TV series, premieres this week on PBS

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Simon Schama Moderates a Moderate History of Moderate Jews

‘The Story of the Jews’ is the most important TV documentary about Jewish history since Abba Eban’s famous ‘Heritage’ series

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Enough Already With Koufax

A new book argues that the roster of Jewish jocks includes matadors, weightlifters, and competitive eaters

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Howard Jacobson Pulls Off Booker Upset

Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey