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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...


Jul 5, 2018

It’s time for the princess to get married, and the king and queen want to make sure that she marries her best match. There are three brothers in the running, and in order to decide which one will marry the princess, the king and queen set up a contest: the brother who gives the princess the greatest gift will become...


Jun 28, 2018

The tailor and the innkeeper were great friends even though they often argued, and one day, they couldn’t come to an agreement about which one of them knew more about life. Luckily, the prince, who was known for his wisdom, overheard, and gave them a riddle to help solve the argument. Whichever one of them could solve...


Jun 21, 2018

The prince goes to study with a master archer to become the best in the land. When he finishes his studies and heads back home, he stops at an inn and sees a barn covered with arrows stuck perfectly in the middle of targets, clearly the work of another excellent archer. The prince sets out to find this archer—who are...


Jun 14, 2018

Before giving Moses the Torah, God needed a guarantee that the Torah would be taken care of, kept safe, and treated as preciously as it should be. God told Moses to find a group of guarantors who could make sure of this, but with 600,000 Israelites waiting for the Torah, it wasn’t so easy. How does Moses figure it...