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Rabbi Ken Spiro's quick-paced, humorous style catches and keeps an audience's interest; his ability to explain deep concepts clearly makes an impact that lasts long after the presentation.

Rabbi Spiro is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher for Aish HaTorah's Discovery Seminars and the Jerusalem Online University. In addition, he is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Rabbi Spiro graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Russian Language and Literature and did graduate studies at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.
He has an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem.

He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs such as B.B.C. Radio and TV., The National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, Channel 4 England and Arutz Sheva-Israel National Radio. He is the author of WorldPerfect - The Jewish Impact on Civilization published by HCI books and Crash Course in Jewish History published by Targum Press. His writings and seminars can be accessed on this website
and www.aish.com.

Born and raised in the U.S. Rabbi Spiro has lived in Israel since 1982. He served in a combat infantry unit in the IDF and currently lives in Givat Zeev with his wife and five children.

Crash Course in Jewish History - NOW IN NEW iPAD VERSION
From Abraham and the birth of monotheism to the Holocaust and the creation of modern Israel-Crash Course in Jewish History explores 3,800 years of Jewish existence. Ken Spiro takes the reader on a fascinating and informative journey through time, highlighting the key lessons of Jewish and world history and the profound relevance that the past holds for the future of both the Jewish people and humanity.

Rabbi Ken Spiro has written an excellent one-volume review of the story of the Jewish people over the past millennia…Reading this book will help give one a better perspective on today’s world…

Rabbi Berel Wein, Jewish historian and author

Rabbi Spiro has written a comprehensive, thoughtful and highly educational survey of Jewish history…giving the reader an insight into who the Jews are [and] what they have experienced...through the millennia…

Sir Martin Gilbert, preeminent British Historian, author of more than eighty historical works

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NEW iPAD VERSION
The full text of the book, with over 30 hours of additional audio and video content.So packed with content we needed to split it into 3 volumes:
1: Abraham to the Babylonian Exile - Click here to buy
2: Babylonian Exile to the Crusades - Click here to buy
3: The Crusades to Modern Israel - Click here to buy


NEW:Destiny - The Ultimate Drama of Human History
Using this epic idea, Destiny explores the uniqueness of Jewish history and reveals that what we believe to be only fantasy or fiction is in fact reality and the Jewish people are cast in the most crucial role in the greatest of all stories. MP3 audio-includes four of Rabbi Spiro's best presentations: WorldPerfect, Driven, Why the Jews and Edge of History.
DVD - $10
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