Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 4

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educations and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute is providing myriad resources on Jewish women’s and gender studies to the community. All of the resources found at are free. Click on the links provided to read the articles.
  • The Jewish Agency for Israel is offering events and classes online. To find out more, visit
  • J Street offers programs, including briefings, trainings, 101 courses on J Street’s core issues and archives of past briefings, at 
  • “The Western Wall Tunnels 360 LIVE,” sponsored by the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, can be found at https://youtube/MccQtsHDWvY. The video, which is an hour and a half long, combines film clips and illustrations alongside a “real” three-dimensional tour.
  • To learn about Jewish films available online, visit and search for “Jewish films online.” The videos feature trailers and full films. Some are free, while there is a charge for others.
  • The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation offers a variety of resources at
  • The Jewish Journal offers the David Suissa Podcast “Pandemic Times” every weekday. New and old episodes can be found at
  • Jewish Women, Amplified,, is a blog found on the Jewish Women’s Archive website. The blog features interviews, historical information and more.
  • The Shalom Hartman Institute,, is offering Hartman@Home, which features online offerings, including virtual lectures and classes. The Israeli Rabbanut Program of the Shalom Hartman Institute is running a virtual Beit Midrash (in Hebrew). To find out more information, visit
  • Jewish Book Week has videos and podcasts of past events. They can be found at
  • Masa Israel Journey, for young adults age 18-30, is offering virtual events on its website. Visit, scroll down and click in the box that says, “Masa Onlne.”

For more resources, see the last three issues of The Reporter or visit, and