Yid Vid: Animating the Portion
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: