If you are looking for the documentary series about the Amish, you have come to the right place! This is also the home page for Story Zeit fa Amische Leit.

 Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence is a documentary series that presents a respectfully honest view of the origins and legacy of the Amish.  Featuring the story of Lester and Rebecca Graber’s salvation, excommunication, and exit from the Amish church, this film traces the Graber family and the Amish church back to the Reformation Era including interviews  over a dozen people who have left the Amish as well as church leaders and historians from Switzerland…Learn more
EPISODE I: The Secret Strength of the Amish Church.
EPISODE II: Silencing the Grabers
EPISODE III: An Amish Romance
EPISODE IV: Birth of the Amish Church
EPISODE V: Amish In Our Midst
EPISODE VI: Our Amish Heritage: Silent No More



 The Amish and the Reformation

 The Amish and the Reformation traces the origins of the Old Order Amish of America and gives a uniquely personal view of Amish beliefs by former members of the group. Beginning with Luther’s 95 theses, the program describes the advent of the Reformation, the establishment of a reformed state sponsored church in Switzerland and the formation of the breakaway Anabaptist Movement. From its Anabaptist origins the Amish developed as a unique sub-group under the leadership of Jakob Ammann. Host, Joseph Graber, a former member of the Amish Church traces his family origins back to the Reformation era and gives unique insights into how Amish beliefs have changed….Learn more