I Was A Child of Holocaust Survivors – Animated Adaptation Of Bernice Eisenstein’s Illustrated Memoir [Video]

I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors is director Ann Marie Fleming’s animated adaptation of  Bernice Eisenstein’s acclaimed illustrated memoir. Using the healing power of humour, the film probes the taboos around a very particular second-hand trauma,  leading us to a more universal understanding of human experience. (via National Film Board of  Canada’s online Screening(…)

High Tech Hagaddah by Technion-Israel Institute Of Technology Telling Passover Story In A Brand New Way

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology tells the Passover story in a very new way… Technion where miracles are brought to life!   LEAVE A NOTE Related Posts: The Passover Story Of The Four Sons… G-dcast Style! Nearly Half Of The High-Tech Entrepreneurs In Israel Served In One Of The IDF Technological Units Wierd Video Wishes “Shana(…)

Celebrate Tu B’shevat With Jewish Apps [Coloring Pages, Game, Interactive Quiz, Video]

Tu B’shevat, the 15th day of  Shevat on the Jewish calendar – celebrated this year on Monday, January 25th – is the day that marks the beginning of a “New Year for Trees.” Tu B’shevat is one of  four “New Years” mentioned in the Mishnah. Customs include planting trees and eating dried fruits and nuts, specially(…)

The Entebbe Raid: Now in Animation [Video]

VIDEO   On the eve of the 39th anniversary of the historic Operation Thunderbolt, the rescue of Jewish and Israeli citizens kidnapped by terrorists and held captive at Entebbe Airport in 1976, commandos involved in the daring raid provided commentary for an animated video detailing this heroic story for students around the world. The video(…)

Back To Basic – Sukkot With The G-dcast [Video]

Sukkot is the happiest Jewish holiday. We live in huts, have parties, wave a lulav and etrog around and eat tons of  food. What could be wrong with that? King Solomon stars in the book of  Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), which can get kind of gloomy.  And we read it during Sukkot. Hadara Levin-Areddy, a great Israeli(…)

Minority Report’s Gadget In Real Life – Israeli StartUp Can Turn Your Sofa Into A Smartphone

When Apple introduced the iPhone 7 years ago, it brought the touchscreen to the masses for the first time. Today, MUV, an Israeli start-up, has now gone one better by enabling you to turn your sofa into a smartphone, or your table into a tablet. (via Bloomberg) The MUV solution combines a small finger attached(…)

A New Jewish Full Length Animated Movie “Megillas Lester” [Trailer, Behind Scenes, Songs]

“Megillas Lester” a new Jewish full length cutting edge animated movie coming just in time for Purim. Lester, or Doniel Lesterovirch, is the everyman of Jewish elementary school age kids. He’s not looking for trouble but trouble sure finds him – a whole lot of it. While directing his school’s Purim play, Lester gets a(…)

Judaism Is Cool [Video]

You thought Judaism was not cool… well… you were wrong. Being Jewish is very cool and you will be surprised at who is into Judaism Judaism is much deeper than you know… Judaism is important and relevant in your life… Watch this video and you will be proud Judaism is yours. (Photo credit: YouTube screenshot)(…)

Love Story And Moses’ Puzzle By G-dcast [Parshat Pekudei – Video]

If this week’s Torah story is about drawing close to G-d, then get ready for a ticklish snuggle. Dov Weinstein tells a hilarious tale of  love, devotion and building a future together with your Significant Other. Dov Weinstein was born in Madison, Wisconsin. He is the Artistic Director of  Tiny Ninja Theater, which produces classical(…)

What Went Down One Hot Summer’s Day At Sinai [Parshat Ki Tissa By G-dcast, Video]

You’ve gotta see  it to believe it – Jews  are out in the desert, and apparently have nothing better to do than melt down all their jewellery to build a golden calf.  Seriously? Award-winning author Sarah Gershman gives an eyebrow raising explanation of what went down one hot summer’s day at Sinai. Sarah Gershman is(…)

Charedi IDF Unit Netzah Yehuda Enlists 170 New Recruits [Videos]

By Aryeh Savir, Tazpit As thousands of the Ultra-Orthodox community protested violently at various cities across Israel against a government bill that may bring to their draft into the IDF, 170 soldiers of the Ultra Orthodox Netzah Yehuda Battalion were sworn in last week on Thursday, Feb. 6. Hundreds of family members from Jerusalem who(…)

Parshat Terumah, In Which The Torah Gets All IKEA On Us [Video By G-dcast]

What would you build to house your most precious possessions? Who would you hire as the architect? Furniture designer Rafael Kushick helps us understand the divinely architected blueprints for the holiest – and most confusing – building project ever attempted. Rafi Kushick grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Rhode Island School of(…)

Parashat Mishpatim By G-dcast [Video]

We know that giving is good. But how is interest like a snake bite? Parashat Mishpatim narrated by Rori Picker Neiss, features the act of giving without interest — and a money-hungry serpent with other plans. It offers the question:  When someone asks to borrow money, do we use that as an opportunity to help them,(…)

Rabbi Jason Miller’s View Of International CES 2014

International CES, more commonly known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), is an internationally renowned electronics and technology trade show, attracting major companies and industry professionals worldwide. The annual show is held each January at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. CES showcases more than 3,200 exhibitors, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology(…)

Yisrael Campbell Says Its Not Too Late To Forgive – The Times Of Yisrael: Episode 3 – Forgive Me…

The Times of Yisrael is a new web series from the mind of comedian Yisrael Campbell. Yisrael was born Italian-Irish-Catholic in Philadelphia, but is now a practicing Orthodox Jew based in Jerusalem – and you aren’t going to find any other comedian with that world view. He’s performed his critically acclaimed, hilarious, and touching autobiographical one-man show,(…)