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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.


Oct 19, 2017

Joseph, on his way to a new town, meets a beggar on the train. His beard is tangled, his clothing is tattered, and he appears to be dirty. When the beggar speaks to Joseph, Joseph responds that they probably shouldn’t speak to each other until they arrive at their destination. What happens next? Listen to this story,...


Oct 11, 2017

One night, a poor man dreams that there is treasure buried underneath the King’s castle in Vienna. He doesn’t think anything of it, until he has the dream the next night, and the next night, and the night after that. What does he do? Listen to this story, retold by Cantor Ellen Dreskin. For a written version, find...


Oct 4, 2017

When the Queen of Sheba visits King Solomon, she presents him with many beautiful flowers. But the flowers aren’t as perfect as they seem, and they come with a puzzle that King Solomon must solve. For a written version of this story, retold by Jerry Kaye, Emeritus Director of URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute, see...