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Hunting Nazis on Noah’s Ark
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Hunting Nazis on Noah’s Ark

By On April 27, 2015

In 1992, the video game Wolfenstein 3-D was released. It was one of the first games where the TV screen showed the player’s first-person point of view. When your character moved through… Read More

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Play Israeli Youths’ Hilarious New “Push the Bibi” Video Game!

By On January 14, 2015

In the age of the political gaffe, how could Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu’s now-notorious push to the front of the memorial march in Paris last week not turn heads? Fellow Israelis did a… Read More

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On the Road with Abraham: The Video Game

By On January 31, 2014

Every Hebrew school kid fantasizes about teaming up with Abraham as he departs Haran, snaking south through Mesopotamia to Canaan, fighting off bandits along the way, right? Okay, maybe that’s just us. Regardless, “Bible Chronicles: The… Read More

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The Nazi-Hunter Who Might Secretly Be A Jew

By On August 6, 2013

The 1992 video game Wolfenstein 3D was the first “1st-person shooter”—that is, a game where the screen mirrored the character’s field of vision, and the player’s presence is marked by the barrel of a… Read More

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Shivah: The Video Game

By On May 23, 2013

If we had a shekel for every time we’ve paid a shivah call and wanted to make a game of it…we’d be broke. But that hasn’t been Dave Gilbert’s experience. Gilbert’s brainchild, “The Shivah,” is a murder mystery game… Read More

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God: The Video Game

By On September 8, 2011

A new video game tells a story so big, violent, raucous, and action-packed that its inspiration could only have come from a Bible-era text. El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron–made for Xbox and Playstation, and… Read More

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A Virtual Jerusalem

By On November 12, 2010

Virtual reality hasn’t yet figured out a way for us to taste computerized falafel or feel the dirt on the  Western Wall. But on one website, you can still pay a visit to… Read More