Colin Shindler

Combining grand narrative with vignettes of private lives and long-forgotten events, the last 500 years of Jewish life are told by a consummate master of his craft.

President Bill Clinton watches Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat shake hands in the garden of the White House, 13 September 1993.

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin robbed Israel of a rare politician able to make peace with the Palestinians.