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Show 3: Kibbutz

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Shalom Sesame
Release date 1986
Sponsors ד (dalet), 4, (shine), Mayim (water)

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Picture Segment Description
Shalom3-01
SCENE 1
Resting at Cafe Kibbutz in Rechov Sumsum, Itzhak Perlman discusses food that can be grown in Israel as his son and daughter brings it to the table. They bring out tamar (dates), agvaneeyot (tomatoes), and avatee׳ax (watermelon). He prepares to eat the watermelon, but his daughter tells him that it's time for "job rotations," so Itzhak has to served them.
Shalom3-02
Film
Live action segment looking at life in a Kibbutz in Yotvata, where the residents run a milk farm, as well as a carton factory. The money is used by the Kibbutz foundation and is used to build new homes for new residents. This is the Kibbutz Yotvata Dairy, which still operates.
Shalom3-03

Shalom3-03.5
Celebrity
At Rechov Video, a music video is introduced by a host and guest VJ, Itzhak Perlman.
Bigkidscry
Muppets
The Three Teardrops perform "Big Kids Cry Too" in Hebrew, with English captions at the top of the video.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon
"Jazz #4"
Shalom3-04
Film
Exploring a cafeteria on a Kibbutz, including the dishwashing area.
Shalom3-05
SCENE 2
Moishe Oofnik creates a cereal called דג דגנים and has Bonnie Franklin advertised the product. He wants her to say, "Mmmm! I love דג דגנים! Look for the big ד (dalet)!" However, she couldn't say it because of the smell of the cereal and then opens the box to see what's inside it. She finds that the cereal is consisted entirely of whole raw fish.
Shalom3-06
Cartoon
An animated fish swims past a dalet, and through a door.
Shalom3-07
Muppets
A street vendor serving hot corn to Kippi Ben Kippod and the kids of a Kibbutz and they sing about it. Moishe interrupts the footage, appearing in a floating box, mocking the song and translating some of the lyrics to English.
Shalom3-08
Cast
Perlman sits on a park bench with a boy; the boy announces Hebrew numbers to Perlman, who translates them into English, and plays that many sounds on his violin. They proceed through 1, 2, 3, 4, and then suddenly 100.
4fiddle
Cartoon
Donnie Budd sings about the number four when he is suddenly visited by four lions.
Shalom3-09
Film
A girl talks about her moshab (home) and how each moshabs in Kibbutz are different from each other.
Shalom3-10
Cartoon
An animated chick hatches from an egg. An original segment to Shalom, the egg is labeled with the word בי צה.
Kermit4eggs
Muppets
Kermit the Frog has four eggs lined up, and counts them. Suddenly, one breaks, he counts the three remaining. Another breaks, he counts two. Again, so he counts to one. With all of the eggs broken, he counts the chicks. Suddenly, they start running away, force him to recount them.
Note: When Kermit says hello, introduce his name, and when he counts, he speaks in Hebrew; the rest of the time he speaks in English.
Shalom3-10.5
Film
A video on mayim (water) and how it is use.
Shalom3-11
SCENE 3
Bonnie Franklin meets Elam, who shows her around Kibbutz, Ein Gedi. We learn how children move into their own house at 14, a facility somewhat like a college dormitory. After school is done by 1:30 pm, the kids do at least one work a week for Kibbutz by picking fruits, taking care of animals, or work on machinery. Bonnie sees how figs are grown on trees, and develop in bags hung up before the growing season. Bonnie then is shown an animation studio that the residents work at for the animated sketches for Rechov Sumsum. One of the sketches they are working for is...
Shalom3-11.5
Cartoon
Hebrew word for shine.
Shalom3-12
Film
Children go swimming in the Shulamit Fall at Nahal David, which means River of David.
Shalom3-13
Cast
Bonnie conducts the people of Kibbutz, Ein Gedi to recite the Hebrew Alphabet.
Shalom3-14
Cartoon
Hebrew Alphabet (Female's voice)
Seenmydog
Muppets
"Has Anybody Seen My Dog?"
Shalom3-15
SCENE 4
Bonnie interview's Charlie, one of the people who started Kibbutz, Ein Gedi. Later, Bonnie visits the Ein Gedi zoo, which is a school for kids to learn and take care of the animals. She talks to two girls and ask them about themselves and about the zoo. Sponsors followed after her interview.

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