JUST ADD THE O.
G-dcast is the d'var Torah you'd get if you were a cartoon character and your synagogue was a TV screen. Is this weekly animated parashah for kids? For adults? You decide. Besides the missing "O," everything is there for real people.
WHERE'S THE MAXWELL HOUSE WIKI?
Jews have always toyed with the Haggadah, putting their stamp on the Passover celebration. The Open Source Haggadah Project just makes it easier. Although the content is a bit slim, the site features both traditional and contemporary material (please add your own).
STICKS AND CLICKS.
Animator Vs. Animated is a clever, whimsical cartoon in which a stick figure battles its unseen but very animated creator. The two adversaries return to the field of battle – along a computer screen toolbar – in the sequel.
WHAT'S UP DOC?
The Jew And the Carrot. Which part of Jews, food and sustainability don't you understand? Contributors include the incomparable Alix Wall, proprietor of The Organic Epicure.
LOOK! BIBI NETANYAHU IS TALKING!
Inspired by YouTube, WeJew encourages viewers to watch and upload its Jewish-themed videos and other media. Among the most watched, Robert Klein on Jewish funerals, and the confusingly titled "Hamas Ambulances Move Terrorists Evidence Footage."
DIGGING TO CHINA.
Just click on the map to see where you'd actually end up if you dug all the way through the Earth. And just where do you have to start to end up in China?
The Gyðinga Saga.
The History of the Jews in Iceland is full of fascinating morsels. Gyðingar/Jews has been in the Icelandic vocabulary since the 11th century. The first Jew arrived late, in the 17th century. And while the community today is almost non-existent, Iceland's first lady is Jewish.
THIS BIRD WOULDN'T VOOM IF YOU PUT 4,000 VOLTS THROUGH IT.
Monty Python is not an ex-comedy troupe, not if Pythonline is any indication. With clips, interviews and other fan spam, it's hardly something completely different. Still, would anyone really want a world without the Pythons? Say no more.
DOWN ON J STREET.
J Street is a dovish pro-Israel advocacy organization. It aims to broaden the public and policy debate in the U.S. about the Middle East. It also has a blog.
NOT CHOPPED LIVER
Galicia Jewish Museum, in Krakow, Poland, is open every day but Yom Kippur and Christmas.
Jewish Funds for Justice is a public foundation working for social change in the United States. Check out their ethical travel pledge.
Each month, Jewish Heritage Online Magazine presents several faces of a single topic.
Zemerl, the Jewish Song Database connects you to lyrics and audio clips of classic songs.
Looking for a year-long experience in Israel? Check into the WUJS Institute.
The Movie Clichés List makes us ask ourselves why we're paying a fortune to see the same flicks we paid a lot less to see in the past.
The Tongue Twister Database
alt.muslim was designed as an outlet for "civility, humor and wit," according to the creators of this interactive news and information site.
You can never go home again, and The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit is proof. See also: Forgotten Detroit and Detroitblog. Also: Friends of the Belle Isle Aquarium.
The Internet Archive provides a reminder of what conditions in cyberspace were long, long ago (1996, say).
Siddur Audio offers instruction via mp3 clips of Shabbat blessings, prayers and songs. The site is the work of Rabbi Mark Zimmerman of Congregation Beth Shalom in Atlanta, who knows the words and music by heart.
Haruth Communications has a Jewish web link list that in its charm and execution will take you back to the pioneer days of the 1990s.
The Hebrew/Jewish perpetual calendar can help transpose Jewish time to what we might refer to as "regular time."
Sweatshop Watch puts the issue right out front, and offers ways to improve wages and working conditions.