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Sunday, December 8 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Jewish Tales--Live!

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The Jewish Storytelling Coalition presents six leading New England storytellers performing contemporary and traditional Jewish tales geared toward adults and families. Guaranteed to entertain!


David Arfa

Maggid David Arfa celebrates Judaism’s storytelling heritage and ancient environmental wisdom. His performances, "The Birth of Love: Tales for the Days of Awe" and "Tales of Herschel of Ostropol" are available on CD. His performance, "The Jar of Tears: A Memorial for the Warsaw Ghetto Rebbe" won the Hildebrandt Award for artistic excellence and vision.

Judith Black

Judith Black is winner of the Oracle circle of Excellence, storytelling's most coveted award.  She has been featured on stage from the Montreal Comedy Festival to the National Storytelling Festival, the Smithsonian Institution, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, NPR, and over ten CAJE conferences.

Ralph Chadis

Ralph Chadis, Not Your Typical Bard, has been storytelling for grown ups since 1985. He is a well-respected regular in the New England scene and has performed at such venues as The Three Apples Festival, Club Passim, and the New England Folk Festival.

Rona Leventhal

Rona's engaging and dynamic style has been touching the minds and imaginations of listeners for twenty-three years.  Her stories have taken her from the National Storytelling Network stage to the National Yiddish Book Center stage, international venues, schools and libraries.  Rona is an Educator, Teller of Tales, and Workshop Leader.

Hal Miller-Jacobs

Hal Miller-Jacobs is a founder of the Community Hevra Kadisha of Greater Boston and a teacher, storyteller and Bibliodrama practioner.  He is a graduate of the Davvening Leadership Training Institute at Elat Chayyim and a winner at several MassMouth StorySlams.

Sandor Schuman

Sandor Schuman tells personal adventures, historical sagas, tall tales, and stories in the Jewish storytelling tradition. He plays his theme song on a Jew's harp.

Sunday December 8, 2013 10:15am - 11:15am
Yamins Chapel

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