Peninnah_Schram2013 Scholar-in-Residence Series, June 28-30

Friday, June 28

Kabbalat Shabbat Services, 7pm @ KBR
followed by Community Shabbat Dinner

Space is Limited — Reservations Required. $18 Suggested Donation. RSVP for Friday Night>>>

Friday evening, Peninnah will share some of her “Sacred Stories for Shabbat.”  In the Jewish oral tradition, there are many beautiful stories and music centering on the theme of Shabbat. By hearing some of these, we enhance the Shabbat experience as a community.

Saturday, June 29

Morning Services, 8:30am @ KBR
followed by Community Shabbat Lunch

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On Shabbat day, Peninnah will help us explore “What’s in a Name?” Our names carry many meanings and blessings; names can shape our lives and our personalities. We will explore sources, meanings, and our connections to our names.

Sunday, June 30

Join us on Sunday afternoon at Collected Works Bookstore for an all-ages program entitled “Humor and Hokhma with a Detour through Helm.” We will hear Jewish stories of wit and wisdom, including fool and trickster tales.


Bio in Brief:

Peninnah Schram is an internationally known storyteller, teacher, author and recording artist. She is Professor of Speech and Drama at Stern College of Yeshiva University in New York City, and is the author of 12 books of Jewish folktales and a CD. She is a recipient of the prestigious Covenant Award for Outstanding Jewish Educator (1995) and has also been awarded the National Storytellers Network 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award “for sustained and exemplary contributions to storytelling in America.”

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