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Sep 28, 2017

A community experiences a terrible drought, so everybody, including a smart young boy, gathers together to pray for rain. Does it work, and what does it teach the community about having faith? Listen to this story, retold by Rabbi Leora Kaye.


Sep 20, 2017

Two brothers lived on different sides of the same mountain, one with a large family and one by himself. They didn’t see each other much, but they were supportive of each other. In fact, their support for each other was so strong that one specific act even inspired the building of the Temple in Jerusalem. What could...


Sep 14, 2017

Two students speak to their rabbi as they prepare for the Days of Awe. When the rabbi asks the students if they can describe a time when they wronged somebody else, one of them can’t seem to remember any such time. How does the rabbi respond? Find out in this story, retold by Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union...


Sep 7, 2017

Every year for his birthday, the king invites the entire kingdom to get a glimpse of a beautiful ruby of magnificent color and splendor. For the rest of the year the ruby is tucked away in a box, making this tradition extra special and joyous. But one year, everybody’s joy turns to horror when they find a large...