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How to Bring Judaism into Your Home

Recommended for older teens and adults

Have you ever wondered how to how to bring Judaism into your home?

Well it might come up when moving in with new roommates or setting up a new home with a partner. You might ask yourself, how might Judaism play into this new home? This video will help you think through the possibilities. There are great ways to include Judaica and Jewish ideas into your home regardless of who you’re sharing with – from mezzuzahs to holiday paraphernalia to a kitchen policy, how do you express your values?


Koret Foundation

The videos in the Lifecycles Series were made possible with generous support from The Koret Foundation, as part of their Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood. Based in San Francisco, the Koret Foundation supports groups like G‑dcast that contribute to a thriving community enhancing the quality of life for all.

  • Written by Sarah Lefton, Matthue Roth and Jeremy Shuback
  • Storyboards and Character Illustrations by Jeanne Stern
  • Animation by Tony Garth
  • Background Illustrations by Tammy Chang
  • Music by Ben Bromfield
  • Narrated by Rolland Lopez
  • Produced, Directed, and Sound Edited by Jeremy Shuback
  • Audience Development and Partnership Coordination by Lisa Finkelstein
  • Executive Producer was Sarah Lefton
  • Key Script Advisor Rabbi Mychal Copeland with Interfaithfamily
  • Thanks to the rest of the G‑dcast Team, Koret Foundation leaders, and Distribution Partner organizations for their pluralistic guidance and general expertise.

    • Lisa Berman with Mayyim Hayyim
    • Barbara Barza and Oren Stevens with G‑dcast
    • Rabbi Sari R. Laufer with Congregation Rodeph Sholom, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism
    • Deborah Kolben with 70 Faces Media including and Kveller
    • Rabbi Roni Handler with RitualWell, a project of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

    • Lindsey Silken and Rabbi Mychal Copeland with InterfaithFamily
    • Dawn Kepler with Building Jewish Bridges
    • Danielle Foreman with the Koret Foundation
    • Rabbi Rebecca Joseph
    • Rabbi Kerry Olitzky with Big Tent Judaism (formerly Jewish Outreach Institute

    There are a myriad of Jewish subcultures and people, and the conversations in this video about How to Bring Judaism into Your Home explore the array of choices people make in interpreting different types of Jewish rituals today.

    © G‑dcast 2015


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