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The Mountain & The Cliff: A Short Hasidic Tale on Giving

Recommended for all ages

This is a modern take on a classic short hasidic tale about giving, parenting, family and asking for help. This short, titled the Mountain and The Cliff was collaboratively created through voting and volunteer participation in 48-hours. The creators of this short Hasidic tale were the participants at the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) 2013 International Conference in Los Angeles, California.

Gratitude for the Short Hasidic Tale Video

Thank you to our animators, volunteers, producers, funders and sound engineers who taught the G‑dcast team that together we really can move mountains. Additional thanks to Ami Aronson, Elias Avedon, Jonathan Bayer, Scott Berrie, Decibelle Studios, Sharon Elswit, David Ezer, Lauren Flans, Felicia Herman, Rabbi David Holtz, Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation, James Kellert, Sarah Lefton, Andrew Lewtin, Jewish Funders Network, Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, Rafi Rone, Peninnah Schram, Scott Shafrin, Jeremy Shuback, Jeanne Stern, David Werdiger and JJ Wiesler.

How was this short Hasidic tale made? Watch a behind the scenes clip.


The development of this project was made possible by the generosity of the

Jewish Funders Network (JFN)


To see more short Hasidic Folktales and Jewish videos, please take a look at our collection here on our site.

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