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Aug 9, 2018

The sultan hated getting haircuts because of his big secret: he had horns on top of his head. He was so afraid that people would find out, that he threw every barber who cut his hair in prison. Finally, the only barber left in town was summoned to the sultan. Was he thrown in prison like the barbers before him? Rabbi...


Aug 2, 2018

There was a town full of all kinds of people – some who were wealthy with money, some who were wealthy with relationships, and some who were wealthy with both. When a particularly bitter and brutal winter strikes the town, everybody does what they can to keep warm—but it’s not enough. What does one family, wealthy...


Jul 26, 2018

Abu Kasim was a seller of rags, and day after day he would drudge through the streets begging people to buy something. One day, after sharing some bread with a beggar on the street, a beautiful woman gave him a gorgeous pair of slippers that just happened to fit him perfectly! Suddenly, Abu Kasim is selling his rags...


Jul 19, 2018

Yankel is hurrying home through the forest, carrying all of the earnings from the big sale he just made. When a robber jumps out from behind a tree and demands Yankel’s money, he comes up with a clever plan to escape the robber and keep his earnings – does it work? Rabbi Mark Kaiserman retells the story. For a...


Jul 12, 2018

Two villagers were engaged in a friendly argument: do people grow from the feet up or the head down? After days of being unable to come to an agreement, they take their question to the rabbi. How do people grow? Lisa Langer, Associate Director of Congregational Innovation at the Union for Reform Judaism retells the...