Sarah Lefton

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Sarah Lefton is the founding Director of G­-dcast, a new media production company that the press calls “the Schoolhouse Rock for Jews.”

She ditched the first tech boom after stints at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, The New York Times, the Village Voice, and several start ups for social entrepreneurship in the Jewish community.

Jewish literacy is her passion. At G­-dcast, Sarah has produced over 100 animated shorts that have been screened at festivals including the Palm Springs International Shortsfest, and 10 mobile apps that have been featured on NPR, in the Wall Street Journal and She is a recipient of the Pomegranate Prize for exceptional educators, the Joshua Venture Group fellowship for Jewish social entrepreneurs, and was named one of the “Forward 50” most influential Jews by the Forward newspaper.


G‐dcast is a new media production company in San Francisco.

Our goal is to give every Jewish child and adult the chance to learn the basics with zero barriers to entry. No matter where you live or what you know, we have meaningful and fun Jewish learning for you online. Families, educators and curious adults love our films and apps, which have been viewed over 2 million times and impacted many thousands of children and their parents.