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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...


Sep 28, 2017

A community experiences a terrible drought, so everybody, including a smart young boy, gathers together to pray for rain. Does it work, and what does it teach the community about having faith? Listen to this story, retold by Rabbi Leora Kaye.


Sep 20, 2017

Two brothers lived on different sides of the same mountain, one with a large family and one by himself. They didn’t see each other much, but they were supportive of each other. In fact, their support for each other was so strong that one specific act even inspired the building of the Temple in Jerusalem. What could...


Sep 14, 2017

Two students speak to their rabbi as they prepare for the Days of Awe. When the rabbi asks the students if they can describe a time when they wronged somebody else, one of them can’t seem to remember any such time. How does the rabbi respond? Find out in this story, retold by Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union...