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Stories We Tell

By Union for Reform Judaism

Judaism has a deep and rich tradition of storytelling, of passing down stories from one generation to the next. Stories We Tell will share a new story with you every Thursday. Whether you listen while driving to work, preparing Shabbat dinner, or taking your kids to school, each episode will give you a new story to reflect on and discuss with the people in your life.

  1. 1.
    How Are We Better?07/02/2020
    5:54
  2. 2.
    God's Miracle06/25/2020
    5:19
  3. 3.
    The Sultan's Horns06/18/2020
    5:45
  4. 4.
    A Crack in the Water Bucket06/11/2020
    4:54
  5. 5.
    The Old Torah06/04/2020
    8:42
  6. 6.
    The Spoonful of Oil05/28/2020
    4:12
  7. 7.
    The Eagle Who Thought She was a Chicken05/21/2020
    9:22
  8. 8.
    A Blank Letter05/14/2020
    4:48
  1. 9.
    Grandma’s Challah05/07/2020
    9:05
  2. 10.
    Two Frogs and a Little Encouragement04/30/2020
    4:14
  3. 11.
    How Do You Use It?04/23/2020
    3:07
  4. 12.
    My Havdalah Set04/16/2020
    4:53
  5. 13.
    Zoo Seder04/09/2020
    5:11
  6. 14.
    The Perfect Seder04/02/2020
    4:45
  7. 15.
    The Rabbi and the Small Apartment03/26/2020
    6:39
  8. 16.
    The Fate of the Flour Woman03/19/2020
    4:25
  9. 17.
    Who Will Help?03/12/2020
    4:03
  10. 18.
    The Hamantaschen's Souls03/05/2020
    6:06
  11. 19.
    The Right Bell For The Right Place02/27/2020
    4:55
  12. 20.
    The Truth Telling Rabbi02/20/2020
    3:50
  13. 21.
    Devorah and the Gold Coins02/13/2020
    5:44
  14. 22.
    The Boastful Farmer02/06/2020
    4:32
  15. 23.
    What It Takes To Get In01/30/2020
    2:43
  16. 24.
    The Bird Catcher01/23/2020
    4:27
  17. 25.
    Get Up And Go Early01/16/2020
    4:01
  18. 26.
    My Grandfather's Kittel01/09/2020
    6:30
  19. 27.
    The Forest Walk01/02/2020
    2:48
  20. 28.
    I Made You12/26/2019
    2:59
  21. 29.
    The Samovar12/19/2019
    8:15
  22. 30.
    Chiribim12/12/2019
    7:23
  23. 31.
    The Seed12/05/2019
    4:45
  24. 32.
    Just Checking11/28/2019
    3:24
  25. 33.
    The Dancing Bear11/21/2019
    4:38
  26. 34.
    The Weight Of One Good Deed11/14/2019
    6:08
  27. 35.
    Finding God on the Mountain11/07/2019
    3:59
  28. 36.
    Don't Apologize to Me, Apologize to Him10/31/2019
    6:29
  29. 37.
    Elijah and the Old Man10/24/2019
    5:38
  30. 38.
    Whatever You Do, Don't Bite Off the Pitom10/17/2019
    6:09
  31. 39.
    Happiness10/10/2019
    5:03
  32. 40.
    The Scholar and the Merchant10/03/2019
    6:05
  33. 41.
    The Greatest Gift09/26/2019
    7:54
  34. 42.
    The Scratch in the Ruby09/19/2019
    11:55
  35. 43.
    What Did You Leave on the Table?09/12/2019
    3:20
  36. 44.
    Small Things09/05/2019
    4:12
  37. 45.
    Map Of The World08/29/2019
    2:39
  38. 46.
    Cottage of Candles08/22/2019
    5:52
  39. 47.
    Moishe’s Song08/15/2019
    6:07
  40. 48.
    The Right Question08/08/2019
    4:38
  41. 49.
    The Grateful Grapes08/01/2019
    4:18
  42. 50.
    The Fable Of The Goat07/25/2019
    6:01
  43. 51.
    The Watchman07/18/2019
    3:10
  44. 52.
    The Feather Pillow07/11/2019
    4:18
  45. 53.
    A Family's Gift07/04/2019
    4:49
  46. 54.
    Two Visits to the Palace06/27/2019
    3:45
  47. 55.
    The Window Box06/20/2019
    3:25
  48. 56.
    How To Fix The World06/13/2019
    5:18
  49. 57.
    The Two Who Studied Torah06/06/2019
    5:17
  50. 58.
    The Laughing Rabbi05/30/2019
    7:23
  51. 59.
    The Story of The Hungry Boy05/23/2019
    5:01
  52. 60.
    Why Noah Chose the Dove05/16/2019
    4:52
  53. 61.
    Elijah’s Gift05/09/2019
    7:04
  54. 62.
    When the Clocks Stop05/02/2019
    5:34
  55. 63.
    Three Rabbis Along the Way04/25/2019
    3:53
  56. 64.
    God is Missing04/18/2019
    5:31
  57. 65.
    The Farmer and the Horse04/11/2019
    3:00
  58. 66.
    The Power Of Shabbat04/04/2019
    5:28
  59. 67.
    Learning About What Matters03/28/2019
    3:16
  60. 68.
    Ezra's Sparkle03/21/2019
    5:07
  61. 69.
    Honesty's Reward03/14/2019
    4:22
  62. 70.
    What Is Permanent03/07/2019
    4:35
  63. 71.
    Made to Hug02/28/2019
    5:53
  64. 72.
    Do You See The Big Picture?02/21/2019
    3:53
  65. 73.
    Chaim's Heart02/14/2019
    8:24
  66. 74.
    Bundle of Sticks02/07/2019
    3:58
  67. 75.
    A Drop of Honey01/31/2019
    3:46
  68. 76.
    The Brisket01/24/2019
    4:50
  69. 77.
    The spoonful of oil01/17/2019
    3:54
  70. 78.
    The Stolen Smell01/10/2019
    5:05
  71. 79.
    The Brother And The Car01/03/2019
    2:55
  72. 80.
    The Wedding Gift12/27/2018
    4:34
  73. 81.
    Who Is Your Teacher?12/20/2018
    4:22
  74. 82.
    Five Minutes12/13/2018
    4:36
  75. 83.
    Just Count on Yourself12/06/2018
    3:23
  76. 84.
    Elijah and the Old Man11/29/2018
    5:20
  77. 85.
    Who Is Watching11/22/2018
    5:33
  78. 86.
    Sparks Of Light11/15/2018
    3:10
  79. 87.
    Hero Israel11/08/2018
    4:36
  80. 88.
    The Princess and The Pearl11/01/2018
    2:48
  81. 89.
    Only One Thing10/25/2018
    2:10
  82. 90.
    Yankele and the Shabbat Treasure10/18/2018
    4:16
  83. 91.
    Turn your Shoes Around (Paradise)10/11/2018
    6:52
  84. 92.
    Who Are You?10/04/2018
    4:13
  85. 93.
    Etrog As Big As A Horse09/27/2018
    4:59
  86. 94.
    Knowing What Is Being Said.09/20/2018
    5:33
  87. 95.
    Lift Up Your Eyes09/13/2018
    3:36
  88. 96.
    Happiness09/06/2018
    4:47
  89. 97.
    The Silent Duel08/30/2018
    4:45
  90. 98.
    The Three Sticks08/23/2018
    7:00
  91. 99.
    An Unforgettable Trip08/16/2018
    9:13
  92. 100.
    The Sultan's Horns08/09/2018
    5:21
  93. 101.
    The Fur Coats and The Fireplaces08/02/2018
    4:10
  94. 102.
    The Magic Slippers07/26/2018
    7:53
  95. 103.
    One Swing Too Many07/19/2018
    3:50
  96. 104.
    How We Grow07/12/2018
    2:44
  97. 105.
    The Greatest Gift07/05/2018
    7:31
  98. 106.
    Miriam The Wise06/28/2018
    8:51
  99. 107.
    Where is your target?06/21/2018
    3:09
  100. 108.
    Our Guarantors06/14/2018
    4:28
  101. 109.
    The Very Best Shabbat Challah06/07/2018
    5:11
  102. 110.
    Just Ask05/31/2018
    3:13
  103. 111.
    The Seed05/24/2018
    4:26
  104. 112.
    The Brother And The Car05/17/2018
    2:55
  105. 113.
    The Wedding Gift05/10/2018
    4:34
  106. 114.
    Chiribim and Chiribam05/03/2018
    7:04
  107. 115.
    The Golem04/26/2018
    5:14
  108. 116.
    A Treasure to Find04/19/2018
    3:39
  109. 117.
    A Room For A Princess04/12/2018
    6:47
  110. 118.
    I Made You04/05/2018
    2:33
  111. 119.
    The Samovar03/29/2018
    7:48
  112. 120.
    How to Give a Blessing03/22/2018
    3:22
  113. 121.
    What Did You Leave on the Table?03/15/2018
    3:12
  114. 122.
    The Wooden Sword03/08/2018
    6:47
  115. 123.
    The Miser's Slippers03/01/2018
    3:57
  116. 124.
    Banquet in Heaven02/22/2018
    4:16
  117. 125.
    God's Miracles02/15/2018
    5:10
  118. 126.
    The Shabbat Candlesticks02/08/2018
    3:50
  119. 127.
    The Wooden Bowl02/01/2018
    4:58
  120. 128.
    The Bird Trap01/25/2018
    2:45
  121. 129.
    The Window Box01/18/2018
    3:25
  122. 130.
    A Crack in the Water Bucket01/11/2018
    4:42
  123. 131.
    Yukel the Water Carrier01/04/2018
    4:42
  124. 132.
    This Too12/28/2017
    5:21
  125. 133.
    The Lamps12/21/2017
    3:42
  126. 134.
    Building the Temple12/14/2017
    6:33
  127. 135.
    Shema12/07/2017
    4:32
  128. 136.
    The Guard Between Two Lands11/30/2017
    3:33
  129. 137.
    The Wine in the Cask11/23/2017
    5:20
  130. 138.
    Across the River11/16/2017
    3:44
  131. 139.
    The Challah and the Ark11/09/2017
    7:58
  132. 140.
    The Scholar and the Merchants11/02/2017
    5:50
  133. 141.
    Coals in the Fire10/26/2017
    3:21
  134. 142.
    Don't Apologize to Me, Apologize to Him10/19/2017
    6:18
  135. 143.
    Buried Treasure10/11/2017
    3:37
  136. 144.
    King Solomon and the Bee10/04/2017
    4:59
  137. 145.
    Did You Bring your Umbrella?09/28/2017
    3:20
  138. 146.
    Two Brothers of Jerusalem09/20/2017
    6:28
  139. 147.
    The Pebbles and the Stone09/14/2017
    5:30
  140. 148.
    The Scratch in the Ruby09/07/2017
    7:36
  141. 149.
    The Triangle Player08/31/2017
    3:39
  142. 150.
    When the Clocks Stop08/24/2017
    5:34
  143. 151.
    Why we Cover the Challah08/17/2017
    8:05
  144. 152.
    The Ba'al Shem Tov's Bucket08/10/2017
    4:26
  145. 153.
    The Spice Merchant08/03/2017
    3:47
  146. 154.
    Yussele the Holy Miser07/27/2017
    7:05
  147. 155.
    Something from Nothing07/20/2017
    8:23
  148. 156.
    The Story of Ben Yachid07/13/2017
    6:02
  149. 157.
    The Thief who Ran Away07/06/2017
    3:14
  150. 158.
    The Disappearing King06/29/2017
    7:22
  151. 159.
    Taking Care of the Wheat06/22/2017
    4:43
  152. 160.
    The M'lamed and The Balagalah06/15/2017
    5:02
  153. 161.
    A Perfect Heart06/08/2017
    4:46
  154. 162.
    The Prince Who Thought he was a Rooster06/01/2017
    5:51
  155. 163.
    The Grandfather, the Granddaughter and the Donkey05/25/2017
    4:33
  156. 164.
    Are You A Player or a Fan?05/18/2017
    6:25
  157. 165.
    Look the Other Way05/11/2017
    3:07
  158. 166.
    Feeding Your Clothes05/04/2017
    5:50
  159. 167.
    The Rabbi and the Monastery04/24/2017
    7:17

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