Racing Home: A Hanukkah Surprise

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Created and Produced by
Directed by Shoot East
In conjunction with Street Art Productions
Production Manager - Moshe Greenfield
Cameraman - Alexander Gorev
Cameraman - Andrew Thomas
Special thanks to Mamilla Mall

Roller blader – Yair Viner
Wife - Jackie Frankel
Boy selling water - Bentzi Zeff
Homeless guy
- Douglas Moritz
Guys carrying table – Josh Gorelik & Yosef Alcahe
Woman pushing stroller - Paula K

Comments (41)

(38) Anonymous, December 18, 2017 8:34 PM

important to mention

your title should say 'DON'T TRY THIS YOURSELF".
WAAAAY too dangerous for anyone to try to copy.......

(37) Sarah Malkah, November 27, 2013 4:22 PM

great feel good movie!

(36) Ellen, February 12, 2013 11:46 PM


Loved this video! By the way, I think my pulse increased by at least 10 beats per minute just watching it! This guy is AMAZING!

(35) Anonymous, December 13, 2012 11:10 PM

Wow happy Chanukah Aish!

rabbi MARTHA, December 17, 2012 12:09 AM

i love your videos

Joyful, hilarious & encouraging for the would, the waiters dancing for "HANNUKAH" WITH RED APRON how much?

(34) Gayle, December 13, 2012 11:48 AM

Amazing tradition is important

(33) jesica myers, December 12, 2012 5:08 PM

great vid but also irresponsible!!!

first off- i LOVE this video! but there is a big problem. your rollerblading hotdogger is not wearing a helmet. thousands of young people are severely or fatally injured in rollerblading/skateboarding/biking accidents every year. the saddest part is that most of these tragedies could have been prevented by the use of a properly fitted helmet. please try to get this across to your many fans, even in retrospect.

(32) Lize, December 10, 2012 4:51 PM

Cganukkah Sameach!!!

(31) Anonymous, December 10, 2012 2:50 PM

Skating Compassion

Wonderful!! Despite his hasty flying, his selflessness was able to stop and gave a coin to the needy person, and still get home on time to light the menora. May Hashem continues protecting the light and the land of Israel, and may Hashem continues providing the necessary resources to Aish, to keep the light burning.

(30) Rev.Borris Jovanovich, December 9, 2012 10:12 PM


Happy Chanukah to children, especially to nurses in all hospitals ,all soldiers which are on duty of my homeland.. G-D bless Israel

(29) Dr. Alex Pister, December 9, 2012 6:54 PM

thats more like it aish!!

that was awesome. way to go aish. that guy is amazing!!

(28) Sue, December 9, 2012 4:10 PM

Brilliant !

Great video. I wish I could skate like that, but as I'm 72 it seems unlikely to happen !! Happy Chanukah.

(27) Ben, December 9, 2012 12:03 PM

chanuka sameeag

(26) irene, December 9, 2012 11:22 AM


Gorgeous - really enjoyed it. Chanuka Sameach

(25) Faith Faith and Asher Bloome-Krupnik, December 9, 2012 5:17 AM



(24) Lilly Rodes, December 9, 2012 4:02 AM


Cool video. Beautiful Jerusalem.

(23) Anonymous, December 9, 2012 1:22 AM

Wow awesome! Happy Chanukah.

(22) lita, December 8, 2012 2:27 PM


Very enjoyable. Nice to see the streets of Israel.

(21) Shanaruchal, December 8, 2012 3:54 AM

Loved it! Please keep them coming!

(20) Anonymous, December 7, 2012 12:06 PM


Aish u rock!!!!!!!!!!

(19) Zvia, December 6, 2012 7:43 PM


(18) Anonymous, December 6, 2012 10:47 AM

Very well done! Happy hanukkah!

(17) Zvi Horovitz, December 6, 2012 3:40 AM

Our man in Jerusalem

The next James Bond. Who sais you can't have a Jewish 007.

(16) Anonymous, December 6, 2012 3:24 AM


Every minute of it was so meaningful and it really was great to watch!!

(15) D, December 6, 2012 12:17 AM


that's soooo cute.

(14) Nancy, December 5, 2012 6:42 PM


Aish is the best place for all Jews

(13) leo napoli, December 5, 2012 5:59 PM

very nice. Shalom

(12) Mary, December 5, 2012 5:59 PM

Nice Surprise- Enjoyed

(11) Miriam, December 5, 2012 5:57 PM

How cool is that! Wow! Brilliant!

Loved every minute of it and made me want to move to Israel now!!!

(10) Chanah, December 5, 2012 4:59 PM


What an amazing video, the ending was unexpected! Love it! Thank you for that great sense of humor! Thank you for remainding us of the importance of being Jewish!

naomi, December 6, 2012 3:31 AM

what do you mean chana- unexpected- she's expecting?! what did you expect!! lol

(9) Leah, December 5, 2012 4:40 PM


(8) Pinny Meir, December 5, 2012 3:44 PM

Excellent! Sometimes a fun clip like that might be just the thing to give someone the feeling that they want to light Chanukah candles!

(7) Anonymous, December 5, 2012 3:30 PM


what a great way to convey a message. Fooled me

(6) Cleide Souza, December 5, 2012 2:16 PM

Wonderfull,liked.......Shalom,cleidenfrom Sao Paulo.Brasil....

(5) Brian, December 5, 2012 1:48 PM

Enjoyed alot

(4) richard, December 5, 2012 1:46 PM

Absolutely BRILLIANT!

Wishing you all a Happy Chanuka from dreary drizzly London!

(3) Mordechai, December 5, 2012 1:06 PM

Racing Home on Another Holiday

When I officiated one year for the High Holy Days, I mentioned the home-run contest that year between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sossa. I mentioned that it was no big deal because we Jews have a home-run contest every year. At the end of Yom Kippur, we all run home!!!

(2) jackie, December 5, 2012 9:44 AM


nice surprise, fun to watch

Esther, December 5, 2012 3:47 PM

very cute, my smile for the day :)

(1) Reizl, December 5, 2012 5:48 AM

Love it!

original, absorbing, awesome,!


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