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Sunday, December 2 • 10:15am - 11:25am
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. Featuring: Cindy Rivka Marshall, Bonnie Greenberg, Bruce Marcus, David Arfa, Hal Miller-Jacobs and Judith Black. Guaranteed to entertain!


David Arfa

Maggid David Arfa is dedicated to celebrating Judaisms storytelling heritage and ancient environmental wisdom. He has produced two audio cds, The Birth of Love and Tales of Herschel of Ostropol. His performance The Jar of Tears won the Charles Hildebrandt Award in honor of its artistic excellence, depth of vision and technical mastery.

Judith Black

Winner of the Oracle: Circle of Excellence, storytellings most coveted award, and featured on stage from The Montreal Comedy Festival, to The National Storytelling Festival, The Smithsonian Institution, Hebrew University in Jerusalem , NPR, and over 10 CAJE conferences.

Bonnie Greenberg

Bonnie is a sought-after edu-tainer who touches the heart and teaches the mind. A perfect combination of the inspiring and the practical. Her work is described as vibrant, engaging, and energizing. Her passion for storytelling is utilized in treating communication disorders and her audio recordings won a Parents Choice award! Come join the fun!

Hal Miller Jacobs

Hal spent his working life making technology usable to people; he now tries to do this with Torah & Tefilah. He works with both adults and children inviting them to develop stories (mirashim) on Torah themes. He has also been a finalist in the MassMouth story slam competition for the past several years.

Bruce Marcus

Bruce Marcus is a local storyteller who has performed throughout the region since 1990. A Boston area story slam 2010 finalist and 2011 and 2012 semi-finalist, Bruce has helped produce and host slams and is feature coordinator for weekly series The Story Space in Cambridge. One of his greatest storytelling thrills is hearing first-time tellers.

Cindy Rivka Marshall

An invited presenter at Limmud UK in 2012, Cindy Rivka Marshall appears at synagogues, schools and conferences, offering folktales, midrashic stories and storytelling workshops for all ages. She works as a consultant to Combined Jewish Philanthropies and Brandeis High School Summer Programs. Her work was published in the book, Mitzvah Stories.

Sunday December 2, 2012 10:15am - 11:25am
Yamins Chapel

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