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Rachmiel Tobesman
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The Twelve Golden Calves - A Jewish Story from China

The Twelve Golden Calves - A Jewish Story from China, http://ow.ly/klGq30bMQvv about beautiful work, a dream and blessingsSee More
May 16
Rachmiel Tobesman added 2 discussions to the group Spiritual Tales
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Alexander the Great and a Fair Judgment

A short story, Alexander the Great and a Fair Judgment, http://ow.ly/tVMu30bg0f3 even the greatest warrior can learn wisdomSee More
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Purim Stories

A Freilechen PurimWhile we can’t give everyone shalach monos, we can give you some Purim stories:Another Purim?, http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=2054Purim by the Clock, http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=1711Purim: A Time of Joy, …See More
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Is a cracked bucket a source of disappointment or blessings?

A short story, The Cracked Bucket, http://ow.ly/sK333081jxm is a cracked bucket a source of disappointment or blessings?See More
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Jan 15
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A short story, Flame, Clay, Glass and Breath

A short story, Flame, Clay, Glass and Breath, ow.ly/Dg3E301Hljw The ageless attack against faith by those who feel that belief is "old fashioned" and superstitious. Please share this story with family, friends and others. We welcome your comments and discussions about this storySee More
Jun 27, 2016
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A short Shavuos story, A Sofer's Son's Story

A short Shavuos story, A Sofer's Son's Story,  http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=2147, a young boy continues the tradition of Torah and lives as it is taught: “I will put my Torah within them and write it on their hearts…”…See More
Jun 6, 2016
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A short Shavuos story, A Sofer's Son's Story

A short Shavuos story, A Sofer's Son's Story,  http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=2147, a young boy continues the tradition of Torah and lives as it is taught: “I will put my Torah within them and write it on their hearts…”…See More
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A short story, Judge Others Favorably

A short story, Judge Others Favorably, https://t.co/jVUOrs3EZz about the Scrptural obligation to give the benefit of the doubt to others.  The rabbis taught about two thousand years ago: “In righteousness you shall judge your neighbor… with justice you shall judge your neighbor. (Lev. 19:15.) When you see a person doing what appears to be wrong, take a favorable view of his action.” (Shevu’os 30a)Judging others favorably not only fulfills a…See More
Jun 1, 2016
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"A short story, The Simple Seder is the Greater Seder, http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=2100 What is the best Seder? The holy Rebbe of Berditchev told his students: "The few words he said, he said with all his heart, and therefore,the…"
Apr 17, 2016
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Apr 17, 2016
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Passover, Smugglers and Guards

Passover, Smugglers and Guards,  http://projectshalom2.org/StoryTour/?p=2088 a short dtory about preparing for Pesach/PassoverSee More
Apr 17, 2016

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Once Upon a Time...Tales that Touch the Spirit

Someone asked: “With so many stories why do you mainly tell religious ones?” I have told ancient, medieval, American folktales and Jewish stories in the past, but it seemed that the religious stories were being lost. So many other storytellers tell the vast gamut of secular stories, and every Jewish storyteller tells the Chasidic tales. I chose to tell the biblical, midrashic and medieval Jewish stories so that they will inspire and touch the heart and soul of the listener.



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Posted on April 1, 2009 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

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At 6:13am on January 3, 2011, Frank Lanzer said…
A good year to you, my friend. I liked "A Bird Shall Carry the Voice". You probably noticed that I am just south of Baltimore outside of Annapolis. I haven't been very active in Professional Storyteller this year... always seem to be so busy. But I've realized that I need to take the time to reflect upon life and what's important. Stories are a great way to do that.
At 9:15am on March 16, 2010, Slash Coleman said…
Thank you for the book tips Rabbi :)
At 10:44pm on April 12, 2009, Rivka Willick said…
I hope to hear you tell in the near future. Good Mo'ed. RW
At 5:09pm on April 6, 2009, Rivka Willick said…
When I tell "scary Jewish stories" I don't need werewolves or Golems. With the inquistion, the holocaust, smashed windows in Cleveland, Refusniks struggling for simple rights and rats in the Jewish sections of NY at the turn of the century, I don't need much else. Truth is I tell several types of stories, personal, transformations, women's tales, scary tales, historical and "Jewish". But any tale I create and tell will be infused with my Yiddishkeit.
At 12:28pm on April 3, 2009, Rivka Willick said…
Welcome to PS.
Where are you in Baltimore? I don't know the periodical Biblical Storyteller. Can you tell me a little about it? RW
At 12:38am on April 3, 2009, Steve Evans said…
Greetings! I hope you find Professional Storyteller useful and informative. I sure do! Won't you consider participating in the "Applied Storytelling: the Power of Story" group? We would love to have you! Best wishes. STEVE
At 4:46pm on March 16, 2009, Tom Taylor said…
Rabbi,

Welcome to a grand sort of 'home' for tellers of all stripes.

What a remarkable and impressive background is yours, and what a world of experience(s) you clearly have. You obviously have a great wealth of wisdom to share with a great many tellers on this site (and I'm betting that I'm one of them).

I peeked at your very impressive website, and plan to get back to it and do some digging around very soon.

I look forward to your sharing with the PS Family -

Again, a sincere "Welcome" to you from me -

Tom Taylor - Deep in the Heart of Texas
 
 
 

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