Free Entertainment & Education to Keep Busy During Coronavirus Lockdown

In light of the new COVID 19 lockdown regulations, many of us suddenly have a lot of empty time on our hands. You've always wanted to take up a new hobby, explore a certain topic, or learn that new skill. Well the time is now!

Here is a list of places to find FREE sources of entertainment, online courses, Instagram accounts killing the game, and more.

For timely classes or events (with 1-time dates/times) I will post them in my Instagram stories. Please follow along @theasianisraeli

TO READ: As An Asian Israeli, The Coronavirus Has Awakened Me to Our Racism

Written by me, published in The Jewish Journal

List of Live streams & Virtual Concerts from Top Artists

Checkout Vulture's list of all the hottest live streams and virtual concerts happening! They're constantly updating it as more concerts are announced, so check in often.

Here are FREE online educational resources from online learning hubs, digital course providers, and even some independent people.

Nefesh B'Nefesh Virtual Events Calendar

Physical distancing doesn’t mean we need to be apart – keep enjoying Nefesh B’Nefesh’s free events and programming from the safety and comfort of your home. Check out our lineup of amazing virtual events for all ages to see what might be interesting to you, and stay tuned to find out what’s to come!


Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more. On Skillshare, millions of members come together to find inspiration and take the next step in their creative journey.


Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies.

450 Free Ivy League Courses

A collection of over 400 free Ivy League courses available online.


At Unpacked, we make short videos that explore big questions and dissect complex topics. You’ll get all the information you need to easily navigate through these complicated issues and develop informed opinions about Israel and Judaism.

Scholastic at Home - For Kids

In light of schools across the world shutting down, Scholastic is offering online learning for children. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.

Learn to Code From Home: The Coronavirus Quarantine Developer Skill Handbook

A guide to how to learn to code on your own, complete with links to recommended online educational resources for learning a variety of coding skills.