Kosher hero fights off ninja pigs to save a traditional holiday jelly donut (a Sufganiyah). Thus begins Samurai Jew: The Eighth Night, the first chapter in the adventures of “a Jewish super warrior” from Jerusalem-based animator Nadav Nachmany.

Nachmany recently finished his animation studies at the Bezalel Academy for Fine Art and Design, and is now an independent filmaker. His graduate film, Moving Pictures, is curently runing in festivals around the world. He’s good! Check out more of his work here.

Oh, and Happy Hanukkah!

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