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Jun 20, 2019

A woman, walking with her wife around Manhattan, hears a cricket. How could she have heard a cricket among all of the New York City noise? Cantor Rosalie Boxt, URJ Director of Worship tells the story. For a written version of this story, by Rabbi David E. Stern, read Three Times Chai: 54 Rabbis Tell Their Favorite...


Jun 13, 2019

We all want to make the world a little better, but as it turns out, it’s not always easy. Join Aliza Greenberg, as she tells the tale of Abigail and Ella, two women who try, try and try again, to make the world perfect, in their own eyes.


Jun 6, 2019

Aaron and David love studying Torah, and even want it to be their livelihood. But a truth-telling rabbi may send them down a different path. Join Rabbi Leora Kaye as she tells a story which reminds us that we can sometimes reach our dream destination by traversing an unexpected path.


May 30, 2019

Have you ever been so overwhelmed with a feeling that you just have to laugh? Have you ever experienced a situation where you thought you knew what was happening, and then realized you didn’t? Listen to this story by Michelle Shapiro Abraham to find out why the rabbi laughed, and what his students learned.


May 23, 2019

A hungry boy going through a tough time looks for help from his community. Knowing they don’t have much to spare themselves, they hide their resources. Listen to this story by Jerry Kaye to find out what can happen when you make an unfair assumption.