Shalom Sesame new gift box includes the full series - 12 episodes listed below and a 7th DVD bonus featuring 2 programs from the Classic Shalom Sesame - Jerusalem and People of Israel - and also includes a free 30-day trial download of the program Welcome to Israel.
Join lovable, furry Grover and celebrity host Anneliese van der Pol (That’s So Raven, Broadway’s Beauty and the Beast) as they travel to Israel in this 12-part award-winning DVD series co-produced by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, and Israel’s Channel HOP! Designed to help bring the vitality of Jewish culture and tradition, as well as the diversity of Israeli life, to American children and their families, each 30-minute, live-action and animated DVD focuses on storylines drawn from Jewish cultural traditions, highlighting lessons on Hebrew letters and words, unique sites in Israel, and Jewish values.
In addition to Anneliese van der Pol, the series features guest appearances by top name talent including Jake Gyllenhaal, Debra Messing, Matisyahu, Eva Longoria, Christina Applegate, Greg Kinnear, Debi Mazar and more!
Approx. 6.5 hours
Disc 1: “Welcome to Israel” and “Grover Learns Hebrew”
Disc 2: “The Sticky Shofar” and “Monsters in the Sukkah”
Disc 3: “Chanukah: The Missing Menorah” and “Grover Plants a Tree”
Disc 4: “Be Happy, It’s Purim!” and “Shabbat Shalom, Grover!”
Disc 5: “It’s Passover, Grover!” and “Countdown to Shavuot”
Disc 6: “Mitzvah on the Street” and “Adventures in Israel”•Awards:
* CINE Golden Eagle Awards: Shalom Sesame 12-DVD Series won in the Professional Telecast Fiction Division (2011)
* Hugo Television Award Certificate of Merit: Children’s Program for Its Passover, Grover! (2011)
* Dr. Toy Best Pick Award (2010)