Jewish Storytelling Coalition

Thursday, October 31, 2013

What's Susan been up to?

Chicago YIVO presents….

Storyteller Susan Stone


Tales from Then and Now

Susan's fourth summer appearance at YIVO!
Way to go, Susan!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

by Howard Schwartz

          In Memory of Dov Noy

you brought back the merchants trading tales,
the grandmothers whispering buba mayses,
brought back so many fairy tales
told by the stove,
warming so many generations.
If all the storytellers are silent,
who can blame them?

Even now,
the wonder child sheds tears in her sleep--
how will the prince vault over the silence
and recover the shining jewel
that could save her?
And the boy awaiting the bird of happiness
is still stranded in the desert,
with no hint of how to find his way
to Jerusalem.

the princess trapped in the golden mountain
needs the spell
you learned from a magic oud,
the winds need someone who knows their language,
the storytellers are parched for the waters
of eternal life.
It was you who recovered the golden dove
we lost in the desert,
and now we have lost you.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Mazel Tov to Mark Binder 

on three new releases!!!

Check out the websites for details/ordering information.