Nov 23, 2017
The princess is turning 16, and the king wants to throw a big party in her honor. For the party, he has a great idea: he’ll get a cask, two stories high, and have everyone in the land bring their finest wine to contribute. How does it turn out? Rabbi Marc Katz retells the classic story in this episode of Stories We Tell.
Nov 16, 2017
Two families live across the river from each other. They start out as friends, supporting each other through life’s events. But, eventually, things change, and they grow apart. What could bring these families back together? Rabbi Leora Kaye, Director of Program for the Union for Reform Judaism, retells the story.
Nov 9, 2017
A baker decides that he wants to give a loaf of Challah to God on Shabbat. He leaves the challah in his synagogue’s ark before Shabbat begins on Friday, and to his surprise, the loaf is no longer there the next morning! Did God take the challah? Find out what happened in this story retold by Rabbi Marc Katz. To read...
Nov 2, 2017
When a scholar boards a ship with a group of merchants, the merchants are confused. What does a scholar have to sell that could compete with their radiant perfume and beautiful scarves? When pirates storm the ship, they find out in this story retold by Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism. You...
Oct 26, 2017
A rabbi visits a congregant’s home after realizing that she hasn’t been coming to synagogue as often as before. Of course, the congregant learns an important lesson in the process. This story is retold by Rabbi Leora Kaye, Director of Program at the Union for Reform Judaism.