Get ready to fix the world with our Jewish animated cartoon series for kids.

Shaboom! is an animated series for Jewish kids and the people who love them.

Shaboom! combines the very best elements of children’s television with wisdom from Jewish traditions to teach everyday values through magic, comedy and silly songs. 

“We are bringing what we love about great kids’ entertainment to Jewish education,” Sarah Lefton, Creative Director and Founder says. “I listened to so many parents tell me that they want a Judaism that goes beyond the holidays. I have kids, so I know—holidays are great, but what busy moms and dads care about is getting through the everyday and raising mensches—great people.”

Shaboom! features “magical sparks” Gabi & Rafael who work to fix the world by helping out a regular family that makes a lot of meshuga (silly) mistakes. Each 10 minute episode focuses on a variety of everyday values like gratitude, saying I’m sorry, or helping others, plus teaches Hebrew vocabulary words with silly songs and goofy chants.

The Rosh Hashanah Special!

Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, is a day where we celebrate by becoming better people. Watch this special Shaboom! Rosh Hashanah episode to see how Gabi and Rafi teach the Plony family a thing or two about Teshuva, or being your best self.

This episode is a great jumping off point for eating apples and honey, blowing the shofar, and learning about saying sorry. BimBam has videos about how to do all those things, so you have come to the right place! Shana Tova or have a sweet new year! 

Check out all our High Holiday Mega resources page.

Really, Really Sorry: Learning Slicha (Episode 10)

Everyone in the Plony house has something to feel a little sorry about – whether it’s breaking something, borrowing something without asking or making wrong accusations.

SHABOOM! Gabi and Rafael talk about SLICHA – or saying sorry. Apologies are more than just words in the Jewish tradition – they are ways of making things right. (Magic totally optional!)

Perfect family viewing for the High Holiday season and getting ready for Yom Kippur.

Content leadership, distribution support and resource development for Shaboom! provided by:

Logo of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) Logo for Jewish Life in Your Life Logo for Jewish Community Centers of North America (JCCA) Logo for Interfaithfamily (IFF) Exploring Jewish Life Jewish Stories & Songs for Families The PJ Library® program sends free Jewish books and music on a monthly basis to children ages 6 months to 8 years

The Shaboom! initiative has been made possible through the generous support of:

the Peleh Fund, the Righteous Persons Foundation, Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the PJ Library® Alliance, The Covenant Foundation, Bernstein Family Foundation (DC), Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and one anonymous foundation.

Shaboom! parenting video resources have been made possible by Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah:

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