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Shalom Sesame

Learn about Israel's history and culture with Grover and friends in these Shalom Sesame videos, and engage with your children using the discussion ideas and activities.

Together with your children, watch these Shalom Sesame videos to learn about Shavuot and celebrating the Torah. Then try some of the discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators to further extend the lessons learned in the videos.

Passover, one of the most widely-celebrated Jewish holidays, commemorates the ancient Israelites’ exodus from slavery in Egypt during the spring month of Nisan.

The Passover story - the Jewish people's enslavement in Egypt and subsequent exodus - is re-enacted each year at the seder table. Part of what is so unique about this experience is that each family, and each person, is supposed to find relevance and personal connections to the Passover story.

Together with your children, watch these Shalom Sesame videos to learn about the customs of the Passover seder. Then try some of the discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators to further extend the lessons learned in the videos.

Purim has its own special cookie, called a hamantaschen, which has three corners just like Haman's hat. Together with your children, watch the Shalom Sesame videos to learn about Purim and the tradition of baking hamantaschen, then try some of the discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators.

Together with your children, watch these Shalom Sesame videos to learn about how Purim is celebrated. Then try some of the discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators to reinforce the lessons in the videos.

Watch this Shalom Sesame video with your children to learn about the story of Purim, then try some of the fun discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators.

Watch these Shalom Sesame videos with your children to learn about Tu BiSh’vat, then try some of the fun discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators.

Watch these Shalom Sesame videos with your children to learn about Tu BiSh’vat, then try some of the fun discussion ideas and activities recommended by Reform Jewish educators.

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