Episode 1: Sender's Revenge | Kingdoms
EPISODE 1 – Sender's Revenge | This is a journey that begins in snowy Poland and the plains of the Ukraine where the Hassidic movement was born in the 18th century from Medzhybizh to Auschwitz, from Warsaw to Jerusalem. The episode presents the historical timeline, from the time the movement was established by the Baal Shem Tov, through its almost complete annihilation during the Holocaust, and through to its meteoric revival post WWII in Israel and the United States.
Up Next in Season 1
Episode 2: Microcosm of a Temple | Ki...
EPISODE 2 – Microcosm of a Temple | The Rebbe (“Admor” in Hebrew, an acronym for master, teacher, and rabbi) stands at the center of the Hassidic world. The Hassidic perception requires absolute self-effacement from the followers, and acceptance of the total authority of the Rebbe in every aspect...
Episode 3: Helpmate | Kingdoms
EPISODE 3 – Helpmate | The third episode presents the daily lives of the men and women in the Hassidic community. How do they meet the challenges of rising children, income, education, gender, and equality? And how are these matters approached from a Hassidic point of view?
Filmmaker Q&A with Uri Rosenwaks
Go inside the Hasidic world and the life of Maimonides in this fascinating discussion with Uri Rosenwaks, award-winning creator of the acclaimed Israeli series KINGDOMS and THE GREAT EAGLE!