Films of Jewish Interest: Holidays
Movie Recommendations

Chanukah on Planet Matzah Ball. 2003. Youth DVD C
On a giant Matzah Ball in outer space lives a family of funny, furry, Jewish aliens. When a menorah crash lands the 9-year-old is puzzled as to what it is because they have not kept up with traditions. He looks to Earth to see kids celebrating Chanukah.
The Jewish Holidays Video Guide. 1987. VHS 296.43 J
The history and practice of Jewish holidays featuring Ed Asner, Theodore Bikel, Monty Hall, Judge Wapner, and others.
Jewish Holyday Songs. 2003. DVD 780.89924 J
All the great tunes of 12 holidays, featuring the memorable music of Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Chanukah, Purim, Passover, Shabat and more! Bonus track of Hatikva, the national anthem of Israel.
Lamb Chop's Chanukah & Passover Surprise. 2002. Youth Preschool DVD LEW
Lamp Chop's special Chanukah: Tells the story of Chanukah and it's traditions - from potato latkes to searching for the best online superhero. Affirm the spirit of this joyous holiday.
Shari's Passover surprise: A celebration of a traditional Jewish Seder. Lamp Chop rehearses her Four Questions and Hush Puppy practices sniffing out the hidden matzah. Learn the story of Passover and all the wonderful traditions surrounding this special holiday.
A Passover Seder. 1994. VHS 296.437 P
Live action, original illustrations and animation guide the viewer through a Passover seder. Prologue and epilogue based on commentary by Elie Wiesel.
The Seder on Planet Matzah Ball. 2004. Youth DVD S and Youth VHS S
Oogy crash-lands his spaceship right in the middle of the Rosenberg family Seder and learns everything about Passover. When it's time to return to Planet Matzah Ball, Oogy realizes that he hasn't found a leader for his Seder - or has he?