Videos I’ve Directed
I love seeing how I’ve evolved over the years. Even if you don’t click any of these, I don’t want you thinking I’ve only made the videos featured on other pages on this site. Some of my favorite ones that I didn’t manage to squeeze into the rest of this site are in bold and embedded.
King David: Shepherd - Part 1 of 4
Bar Kochba: The Worst Jewish Hero Ever
What is Masada? A Window into Modern Israel
Burial vs. Cremation in Judaism
How did Kabbalah Begin? Brief History of Jewish Mysticism
History of Jewish Movements: Reform, Conservative and Orthodox
Full House: A Shaboom! Yiddish Folktale for Kids
How Modern Judaism Began: Emancipation and the Enlightenment
We Are Family: A Shaboom! Jewish Folktale for Kids
Raise the Roof: A Shaboom! Jewish Folktale about Chelm for Kids
What is Hasidic Judaism? A Brief History of the Movement
What is the Birkat Hamazon? Jewish Blessing After a Meal
The Rosh Hashanah Shaboom! Special: Be the Best Me
What is Tisha B'av: The Jewish Day of Mourning
Birkat Kohanim: The Priestly Blessing Guided Meditation
What is the Birkat Kohanim? The Jewish Priestly Blessing
Wait, Bruce Lee was Part Jewish?
What is the Amidah? The Jewish Standing Prayer
What is the Ashrei? Understanding Jewish Prayer
Pesukei D'Zimra: The Jewish Warm Up Prayer
What is Shabbat? Intro to the Jewish Sabbath
What is a Mitzvah? Intro to the Jewish Commandments
A Kid's Guide to the Tu B'Shvat Seder!
What is Shavuot? All About the Jewish Holiday for Torah and Learning
What is Yom Ha'atzmaut: Israel Independence Day
The Passover Shaboom! Special - What's Different About Tonight?
The Passover Seder: What to Expect
What is Purim? An introduction to the Jewish holiday
What is Kosher?
What is Hanukkah?
Really, Really Sorry: For Yom Kippur, the Sparks say SLICHA!
Get Along, Gang: The Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) episode | Shaboom!
Finders Returners: The Lost and Found Episode | Shaboom!
Waste Not! An everyday Jewish idea for kids (Bal Taschit) | Shaboom!
What Is Jewish About Respect? An Intro to Kavod for Parents
All the Respect, the Plony Family Learns About Kavod | Shaboom!
Get With the Giving - Gabi and Rafi Talk About Tzedakah | Shaboom!
Everything Is Amazing! Hakarat Hatov - An everyday Jewish idea for kids | Shaboom!
The Best Medicine: Bikur Cholim - An everyday Jewish idea for kids | Shaboom!
Hachnasat Orchim: How to Make People Feel Welcome | Shaboom!
What to expect at Jewish Funerals: Customs and Traditions
How to Say the Jewish Blessing over Children
Shehecheyanu: The Jewish Blessing for Firsts
Abraham and the Cave of the Patriarchs: Parshat Chayei Sarah
Proverbs: Frame by Frame - commentaries in clay by Jewish educators
Parshat Beshalach: The Story of Nachshon
Hillel and Shammai: Disagreements for the Sake of Heaven
How to Say the Mourners Kaddish - The Jewish Prayer of Mourning
Abraham's Tent: A Playfully Jewish Explanation of Why This Bible Hero Matters
Chuppah: The Jewish Wedding Canopy
Brit Bat: Jewish Traditions for Welcoming a Baby Girl
Brit Milah: Jewish Traditions for Welcoming a Baby Boy
Gomel: A Jewish Blessing for New Moms and Surviving Life Threatening Situations
Traditions of a Jewish Baby Naming
Jewish Guide to Shiva Practices and Helping Your Friend in Mourning
What to Expect at a Jewish Wedding Ceremony
Dance the Hora: How to do the Jewish Wedding Dance
Why We Break the Glass at Jewish Weddings
Ketubah: The Jewish Wedding Contract
Stop. Think. Act: Jewish Mindfulness in Action
The eScapegoat: Collecting Sins in Preparation for Yom Kippur
The Book of Ruth: a music video for Shavuot
Pairs Well: A Joyful Jewish History of Meat and Wine
Acharei Mot: A Hot Mess?
Samson: The Final Judge
2012 and Earlier
In an era before all of my work was for a Jewish nonprofit, here are some independent works, reels, and other fun relics of ancient Shubackia.
Making a Title Sequence in a Day
Every Major's Terrible
Four Hour Photoshop Crash Course
How to Use the Eraser Tool in Photoshop
How to Use the Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop
Understanding Channels in Photoshop CS
How to Install Wordpress in 5 Minutes or More
10 Minute Photoshop Crash Course
How to Merge two Images
Matte Painting and Compositing Demo Reel
Animation Demo Reel
Frog Prince Rough Cut
Harsh Realities: A Tragic Tetris Tale