Jewish Journal

Happy Pesach from Technion

by Technion's Mechanical Engineering and Architecture department

March 25, 2015 | 2:19 pm

Photo is screen shot from YouTube

In celebration of Pesach, a team of students from the Technion's Mechanical Engineering and Architecture department have created a Rube Goldberg machine that illustrates the story -- including Baby Moses, the Burning Bush, the Plagues, and the parting of the Red Sea -- and places the Seder Plate on the table.

The film was made in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in The Sydney & Shirley Gendel and Emanuel Friedberg Family Creative Design Student Laboratory, a Project of the American Technion Society, Cleveland Chapter.

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