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Yid Vid: Animating the Portion

By Daniel Treiman

Sarah Lefton, a San Francisco-based Jewish innovator, who was responsible for giving the world the Jewish Fashion Conspiracy, which sold schmattes bearing clever semitic slogans, has a cool new conspiracy brewing.

This time, her co-conspirators include those learned in the ways of Torah and those learned in the ways of animation. The result is the G-dcast — a weekly animated presentation of the Torah portion.

It’s off to a strong beginning, with a Bereshit cartoon narrated by Rabbi Lawrence Kushner:



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