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Saturday, February 14 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
What's in a Name? A Storytelling Session on Names

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Our names carry many meanings and blessings in various traditions. Names can shape our lives and our personalities. In this session, we will explore sources, meanings, and connections to our names – and how they have influenced us. Peninnah Schram will also tell her own name stories and introduce the concept of a person’s name pasuk. There will be participatory exercises that will help retrieve the stories of our names.

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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 5:15pm - 6:15pm
High Ridge

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