Christina Applegate, Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaliese van der Pol, Cedric the Entertainer, et. al. Set for Shalom Sesame
The program will explore Jewish identity and traditions and will film on location at several Israeli sites, including the Western Wall. Van der Pol has already been to Israel to film her scenes for the show.
An initial incarnation of 'Shalom Sesame was presented in 1986 and ultimately sold more than 1 million copies on video and DVD. The new incarnation of the program is expected to cover more issues of diversity for Jewish children and be accompanied by an interactive Web site and other outreach materials.For further information, visit: www.sesameworkshop.org.