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Saturday, February 14 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Kernels of a Pomegranate: The Art of Storytelling

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Stories have the power to transform and inspire. With our voices, we can create bond and wonder, as well as lasting memories, between people while we transmit Jewish values and traditions. In this digital technological world, we need storytelling more than ever. There is no substitute for the human voice. Peninnah Schram will explore the power of storytelling, what makes a story Jewish and share some stories from the Jewish oral tradition.


Peninnah Schram

Storyteller Peninnah Schram is a professor of Speech and Drama at Yeshiva University. She has authored twelve books of Jewish folktales, including Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another. The book Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning was published in her honor. She is a recipient of the Covenant Award and the National Storytelling Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Peninnah is a faculty member of Jewish... Read More →

Saturday February 14, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm

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