sacred texts

Awe: What Does Judaism Teach Us?

Hanan Harchol
Jewish Food for Thought is a series of animations that distill Jewish teachings into a form that is accessible, entertaining, funny, and fresh. Created by Hanan Harchol, with study guides authored by Rabbi Leora Kaye, the project is funded by The Covenant Foundation, with fiscal sponsorship by The Foundation for...

Justice/Charity/Tzedakah

Hanan Harchol
Hanan Harchol's new animation, "Justice/Charity/Tzedakah," is part of Jewish Food For Thought: The Animated Series -- a collection of animated conversations that explore Jewish teachings on themes such as forgiveness, love, and gratitude. In these animations, Hanan impersonates the voices of his mother and father, z"l.

Unetaneh Tokef in the Time of a Pandemic

Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler
The Unetaneh Tokef has a long list of ways that people die, often violently, a way of shocking us into realizing our mortality. The original prayer, however, can be traumatizing. This version seeks a more empathetic approach to mortality.