Havdalah Happens at CMT

December 6, 2014 Newton $18.00 - $25.00 0

Listen as Maggid David Arfa joins us from the Jewish Storytelling Coalition and brings to life the fun-spirited Herschel, beloved folk character from the Ukrainian village of Ostropol with:

The Life and Times of Herschel of Ostropol: The Greatest Prankster Who Ever Lived

These tales are perfect for anyone aged 4- 104!

Tickets for members are $18 per family
Tickets for nonmembers are $25 per family.
Individual pricing is also available.

RSVP by 12/1 to Erin Gubert- erin.mishkantefila@gmail.com
All are welcome!

The evening of folklore continues at 7:30 with the Jewish Storytelling Coalition’s Cabaret in association with LimmudBoston.

Maggid David Arfa (Mah-geed; Storyteller) is dedicated to Judaism’s storytelling heritage and ancient environmental wisdom. His storytelling CD, The Life and Times of Herschel of Ostropol: The Greatest Prankster Who Ever Lived won a national Parents’ Choice Award. His full-length storytelling performance, “A Jar of Tears: A Memorial for the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto” won the Hildebrandt Holocaust Memorial Award in honor of its artistic excellence, depth of vision and technical mastery. His first CD is titled, “The Birth of Love: Tales for the Days of Awe”. David has performed at national and international venues including CAJE, the Brandeis Collegiate Institute, the Aleph Kallah and Teznia Marzen, Poland’s International Storytelling Festival.

David’s workshop ‘Try Stories for a Change’ trains organizations to build volunteers and raise funds through authentic storytelling and listening circles. Other workshops explore the relationships between wonder, grief, hope and activism in a Jewish context. David earned his MS in Environmental Education from Lesley College, after earning degrees from Michigan State University in both Wildlife Ecology and Environmental Policy. David lives in the Berkshire foothills of Shelburne Falls, MA and is currently the Director of Education for Congregation Beth Israel in North Adams. To find out more about his storytelling and environmental programs please visit his website, www.maggiddavid.net

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Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
* Registration closes on December 3rd
Congregation Mishkan Tefila
300 Hammond Pond Pkwy
Newton, MA 02467
$18.00 Family (Members)
$25.00 Family (Non-Members)

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