Stories We Tell: The Story of The Hungry Boy

Judaism has a deep and rich tradition of storytelling, of passing down stories from one generation to the next. To carry on that tradition, Stories We Tell, from, 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. Stories We Tell is a project of the Union for Reform Judaism, a leading voice in the discussion of modern Jewish life.

A hungry boy going through a tough time looks for help from his community. Knowing they don’t have much to spare themselves, they hide their resources. Listen to this story by Jerry Kaye to find out what can happen when you make an unfair assumption.

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