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Sep 19, 2019

This week we revisit a familiar story, The Scratch In The Ruby, previously told by Jerry Kaye, but with a lovely new ending added by Rabbi Leora Kaye. Every year, on the king’s birthday, he brings out his treasured and exceptionally perfect ruby and shows it to his kingdom. One fateful day, this joy is marred when a...

Sep 12, 2019

If somebody left something important at your house, would you give it to anyone else? That’s the question Mrs. Gold asks her daughter to encourage her to learn a life-long lesson. Find out what was left, and why this question contains such a crucial message, in this story retold by Cantor Ellen Dreskin.

Sep 5, 2019

A lovely stroll in the woods, a simple question from an astute 9 year old, and a little snow, remind us that often times it’s the small things that can make the biggest difference. This week, Rabbi Leora Kaye shares the wonderful tale of Small Things, based on a true story from Alice Myers.

Aug 29, 2019

Sometimes, it may feel like we live in a huge world and that coming together and mending our connections is an enormous task that will take forever. However, as Rabbi Phyllis Sommer reminds us with this week’s story, Map of The World, sometimes, all it takes is one very smart class, a new perspective and a little tape.

Aug 22, 2019

When a man traveling the world in pursuit of justice walks into a dark forest, he discovers a cottage filled with oil candles, and he’s shown his designated candle. Listen in as Rabbi Fred Reeves shares the magical story of testing one’s moral compass.