The Golem Rescored
This episode is scored by ∈Y∋, a founding member of the legendary Japanese avant rock bands The Boredoms and Hanatarash. We explore the ever-morphing folklore of the Golem and where its presence is felt in today’s artistic world. With Kate Scelsa, an artist who uses her experience as an author, playwright, musician and actress to reimagine how we tell stories, we look at how modern artists and storytellers are influenced by the Golem and the themes in its story. Watch here.
Reboot Ideas Conversations
In his highly-anticipated book, Can We Talk About Israel? Daniel Sokatch breaks down the hot button issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that are tearing up dinner tables, political parties and college campuses. Sokatch sat down with homeland security expert and Harvard Kennedy School professor, Juliette Kayyem for a frank discussion about the conflict and how we might move forward with the humanity and imagination this moment requires. Watch the replay here.
What Would You Bring
When the Nazis forced his family out of their home and into the Budapest Ghetto, 7-year-old John Hajdu took his teddy bear with him. John’s beloved toy accompanied him as he survived Nazi occupation, lived through the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, escaped to Austria and made a new life for himself in London. His story is brought to life by filmmakers Christopher Noxon and Rebecca Odes.
Just in time for Halloween, and aligned with the 100th anniversary of the theatrical release, we’ve created a groundbreaking new score for the classic horror film The Golem: How He Came Into the World. The film has been broken down into eight parts and along with new music from renowned artists, each episode features commentary from scholars, composers and film historians discussing the significance of the film with a deep dive into the Jewish history, occultism, cinematography, and more. Watch here!
Featuring new music by: Threshing Floor (Alan Licht, Gretchen Gonzales Davidson, Rebecca Odes, John Olson, Nate Young) / Margaret Baird, Charlie Saufley and Jeremiah Lockwood / Universal Eyes (members of Slumber Party and Wolf Eyes) / Michael Morley / Sharon Gal / Marika Hughes and Shahzad Ismaily / ∈Y∋ / Scott Amendola, Steven Drozd and Steve Berlin.
What Would You Bring? invites you to imagine what it might feel like to be in the shoes of a refugee if you were forced to flee your home. Experiencing the journeys of dolls, teacups, teddy bears and more allows us to understand that we all have far more in common than we might have thought.
Reboot Ideas hosts the critical conversations evolving the Jewish experience and transforming society. For 20 years, Reboot has been gathering and catalyzing some of the best and brightest change-agents for off-the-record conversations about Jewish identity and meaning, and has seen first-hand the power of imagination and uncensored dialogue to translate and transform the big issues of our time. We are now amplifying these vital ideas and bringing in wider perspectives to identify and carve new pathways for wandering Jews and the world we live in.
Silver Screen Studios presents Dispatches from Quarantine, an interview series for the Zoom generation featuring celebrity interviews, short vignettes and special moments sourced straight from our community of inspiring seniors. From media icon Larry King to legendary actress Ellen Burstyn, Tommy Chong, Carl Reiner, Norman Lear, Marion Ross and more, the series tells the inspiring and uplifting stories of seniors as they navigate shelter-at-home orders and life under quarantine.
Saturday Night Seder premiered to an audience of more than 1 million viewers, and has raised more than $3.5 million for the CDC Foundation’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund. Rooted in tradition but rewritten to include comedy, music, and sketches, Saturday Night Seder was a grassroots effort put together at the start of the pandemic by a small team working remotely around the country, including Benj Pasek, Adam Kantor, Jen Snow, Alex Edelman and Michael Mitnick
Jena Friedman isn’t a chef. In fact, she’s barely a cook. And she’s not great at following instructions. Which can get tricky, because most recipes have instructions. But trapped at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the touring comedian found that her mind wandered to the darkest places – her kitchen.
Reboot’s Give Light project re-imagines the concept of gift giving during Hanukkah as a time for art, community, and tikkun olam. The project asks people to consider how and why they “give light” to others throughout the year. It can mean giving time, talents, thoughts or money to causes you believe in. It may mean speaking up to injustice, supporting a friend or loved one in need – or something completely unique to you.
A New Year celebration like you’ve never experienced before! Created and produced by Hillel International and Reboot, more than 200 artists, thinkers, rabbis and students joined in contributing to this one-of-a-kind ritual experience. From welcoming a supercharged Rosh Hashanah to a reimagined Kol Nidre and closing with a moving memorial service, you can watch all of your favorite moments on-demand now!
Silver Screen Studios celebrates the lives and experiences of inspiring seniors through short form digital series and other media. From the legends we love to the everyday Silver Screen stars in our own lives, the platform tells the stories of those living well into their later years to show all of us how to live life fully and to be role models for a great last act of our lives.