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Six families from Berkeley got together to write a song about three famous siblings in the Torah: Miriam, Aaron and Moses. This is their music video - from the words to the watercolors you see in the background to all the little choices about what color everyone's hair would be; a Studio G-dcast production.
Updated: Jun. 20, 2012
Now, you can buy individual G-dcast PDF lesson plans to help you teach students about the holidays and weekly parsha. Their eCurricula, formerly only available as a bundled collection in eBook form, are now downloadable and printable! Each eCurriculum includes a summary of the biblical material covered in the corresponding episode, a series of comprehension and discussion questions, and a variety of experiential learning activities ideal for middle school and high school learners.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2012
Bet AVI CHAI has presented a new memorial project on its website: Panim. Yom. Zikaron. The project aims to commemorate IDF's slain soldiers with short animated videos which illustrate significant moments in the lives of the fallen soldiers and their families. The project invites family members of fallen soldiers to submit written memories, which are then presented to animation artists to create short animated videos based on them. The videos and written segments are then presented in a special section of the Bet AVI CHAI website.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of searchable documents and more than 45,000 photos are now available at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s (JDC) Global Archives website. Drawn from the humanitarian organization’s vast international collection, the online compilation currently represents materials from JDC’s founding in 1914 through 1932. Additional records are being added in the coming year.
Updated: Apr. 02, 2012
The award-winning Jewish non-profit production company G-dcast has announced Studio G-dcast, and opened up the application process for this summer artists’ residency to take place at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. Over the week of August 12-17, 2012, six student animators and six storytellers will come together for an intensive residency that combines art and Jewish learning. Animator-storyteller chevrutas – the Hebrew word for study pairs – will adapt classic Jewish texts into six short films.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2012
Jewish Interactive, an innovative non-profit organisation, founded in South Africa, that strives to create interactive Jewish programs, utilizing modern technology, has implemented a multimedia learning pilot 'Shabbat Interactive' in tens of schools in South Africa and UK. They also recently presented the pilot at the North American Jewish Day Schools conference in the US.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012
Israel Up close is an online video portal containing over a hundred original short news videos portraying Israel and its people. IUC focuses on Israel’s positive impact on our quality of life through its advances in: medicine, healthcare, education, technology, agriculture and ecology.
Updated: Jan. 31, 2012
The Bat Mitzvah Dress Code Filmmaking Intensive is a new educational initiative of Ma’yan. The girls in the program will conduct film interviews with their families and other people in their communities about the history, custom, and expectations surrounding Bat Mitzvah attire, asking questions about what was worn at Bat Mitzvahs, and how it was decided. Three intensive workshops will offer the participants opportunities to practice new skills, ask questions, and learn collaboratively. The footage will be edited together by the participants into a short (3-5 minute) film.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2012
The Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education promotes systematic practitioner research of their teaching by educators and sharing of their findings with the Jewish education community. In the short video presented here, you’ll meet a talented elementary day school teacher, who researched her practice in order to develop a webcase, and a well-respected congregational rabbi, who participated in a project in which he researched his practice in order to produce an article to be published in a forthcoming volume.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2011
The Shalom Hartman Institute has recently launched iEngage – The Engaging Israel Project, a research and leadership center, whose iEngage website aims to be a web-based multimedia resource center for the distribution of the project’s growing corpus of materials, articles, adult education curricula and video lectures. The project’s goal is to encourage Jews to re-examine core questions connected to the Jewish State to re-define the relationship between the two communities.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2011