Tag Archives: storytelling

Prometheus’ gift of fire

Last night we had some friends over for Shabbat dinner, friends we have had for a very long time. There were delicious hors d’oeuvres (red pepper hummus and apples), a roast chicken with all the vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, … Continue reading

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Expanding our front porches…

My father told me when I was young that his mother, born in the Ukraine, used to tell stories every day. All the women in the neighborhood would gather on her front porch in the afternoons as she wove a … Continue reading

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It’s a lot to live up to

Patrick Ryan, storyteller, came to our school today to do workshops and tell stories. He was truly inspiring and got the students actively engaged in several storytelling activities that were very valuable.  He was so good, in fact, that we … Continue reading

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