This series is the best selling children's video series of it's kind worldwide
Join Bert, Ernie, Sesame Street favorites and celebrity pals on a fun-filled journey through the Holy Land. Experience the excitement of a different culture, learn a new language, and celebrate the sights and sounds of the fascinating land of Israel! Created by Children's Television Workshop and Jim Henson Productions for Israeli television, this series is the best selling children's video series of it's kind worldwide!
- Presented in English
- Running Time: 30 minutes
- All Ages
Episode 1 - The Land of Israel
- Take a fun-filled journey through Israel - from the excitement of city life to the quiet beauty of the desert. Explore the cities - Metulla, Haifa, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Caesaria. Make new Israeli friends! Itzhak Perlman, Bonnie Franklin, and Mary Tyler Moore join Arik and Benz and the rest of the Sesame Street gang as they explore the land of Israel. Some segments contain Hebrew presented in an easy-to-understand format.
Episode 2 - Tel Aviv
- Grab onto your nearest Sesame Street friend and join Itzhak Perlman for a tour of his hometown - Israel's busiest city, Tel Aviv. Spend a day in the bustling Carmel Market, the ancient port of Jaffa, and the lively Tel Aviv beach.
Episode 3 - Kibbutz
- Close your eyes and imagine you live in a town filled with orchards, animals, kids, factories, and one big dining room. Now open your eyes and discover life on an Israeli kibbutz!
Episode 4 -The People of Israel
- They came from Sweden, Russia, India, Egypt, Ethiopia, and America! And now they are all Israeli kids. See how being different is something that everyone has in common!
Episode 5 - Jerusalem
- It's a modern, bustling city with skyscrapers and street signs in three languages. It's an ancient capital for Jews, Christians, Moslems and Armenians. It's Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, and Kippi ben Kippod is inviting you for a visit!
Episode 6 - Chanukah
- This best selling video celebrates the "Festival of Lights" with the Sesame Street gang! Journey on a trip down memory lane to ancient Modi'in - the land of the Maccabees!
Episode 7 - Sing Around the Seasons
- Sing a-long with your favorite Sesame Street pals as they celebrate Israel's changing seasons, the holidays, and festivals. Join the "Oofnik Gourmet" for a Rosh Hashanah treat. And salute winter by "Singing in the Rain."
Episode 8 - Journey to Secret Places
- Grab your hiking shoes and travel through mysterious tunnels that magically transform the Sesame Street gang to exotic, far-outplaces in Israel. Discover beautiful beaches, enchanting underground caves of Bet Guvrim, and secret passageways behind the Western Wall.
Episode 9 - Aleph-Bet Telethon
- The letters have all disappeared! Join the Shalom Sesame gang and Jerry Stiller as they hold a telethon to raise the missing letters of the Hebrew alphabet!
Episode 10 - Passover
- Shalom Sesame presents the story of "Jerusalem Jones and the Lost Afikoman," starring Sarah Jessica Parker as Jerusalem Jones. Will the lost afikoman ever be found? Will Miriam's bread ever rise? Tune in to find out! Also stars Alan King and Mary Tyler Moore.
Episode 11 - Kids Sing Israel
- In this rousing finale, join in the fun as Kippi, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the kids of Israel host the exciting Songs of Songs Show - featuring all the music you want to hear, straight from Israel! All your favorite Israeli and Hebrew songs, along with Sesame Street's most loved tunes. Also stars blues singer B.B. King and musician Paul Shaffer.