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Selichot: Stories and S'mores

Saturday, August 28, 2021 20 Elul 5781

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us on Saturday, August 28th for Selichot, Stories and Smores – The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with smores around the fire where we will be joined by world renowned professional story teller, Gerald Fierst, who will start the holy days with the magic of holiday tales. At 7:30 we will celebrate Havdalah outside, take a few moments to set our intention for the holy days, we will change the Torah covers into their white ones and we will hear some of the melodies that signal that the holy days are here.


Gerald Fierst is one of America‘s most acclaimed storytellers. As a performer, he has appeared throughout the US, in Europe, and in Asia, telling original stories, stories from his own Jewish tradition, and stories from world folklore; as a writer and teacher, he has worked for school systems and universities across the US, leading workshops for teachers and students in writing and performance. He has served as a Co-director of the MidAtlantic Storytellers‘ Gathering, as a member of the board of The New York Storytelling Center, and as artistic director of the Jewish Storytelling Center at the 92nd St Y in NYC. Fierst has been a featured teller and ghost story teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, a Storyteller in Residence at the International Storytelling Center, and is on line with a scholastic.com web page Meet the Storyteller.

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