New Mitzvah Stories for the Whole Family

Features Jewish Renewal Authors ​and Principles​
 
Looking for stories that excite the imagination, open the heart and support Jewish Renewal values? We are proud to note that ​over ​50% of the winning tales in a blind juried process for New Mitzvah Stories for the Whole Family are by Jewish Renewal​ authors!
       
This second volume in the ​award-winning ​Reclaiming Judaism Press “Mitzvah-Centered Life Initiative” offers vibrant new Jewish folklore, clever adapted traditional tales, and riveting true stories. New Mitzvah Stories also delivers something central to a Jewish Renewal ethos–an open and inclusive approach to the wide range of Jewish life, personal orientation, and family structure. Each tale is paired with a ​turn-key ​Jewish Spiritual Education℠ 

​Curriculum ​Guide for reflection, discussion, and action. These forty-three stories reveal the nourishing spirituality of Jewish values and are designed for reading and retelling across the generations.
​Contributing author, ​​b​ook fair, book group/club, book store​, ​classroom bulk orders are available at the printer’s annual 40% discount plus s/h this month by contacting Editor-in-chief at Reclaiming Judaism Press, Rabbi Goldie Milgram, rebgoldie@gmail.com.
Individual copies can be purchased on-line through ReclaimingJudaism.org​ and Amazon.com. Reclaiming Judaism books are also carried at Afikomen (California), Kol Bo (Boston),  Westside Judaica (NYC), Isabella Freedman Retreat Center (NY), among many bookstore and gift shop venues.
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​Most contributing authors from these volumes are available for ​

Mitzvah-Centered Life ​storytelling festivals, in-service training and ​
shabbatonim​, contact Reb Goldie for assistance. Reclaiming Judaism Press was founded in 2009 at the express wish and steady guiding hand of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z”l.

Reclaiming Judaism Press is a 100% volunteer-driven and directed organization. Join us in honoring the editors and contributing authors for this volume: Anne Andrew, Noa Baum, Janet Berenson, Randi Ya’el Chaikind, Mitchell Chefitz, Rachel Coles, Gerald Fierst, Rinah Rachel Galper, Yehudit Goldfarb, Dan Gordon, Leslie Gorin, Daniel T. Grossman, Jill Hammer, Nancy Handwerger, Alide Huyser-Frijda, Barbara Solomon Josselsohn, Jennifer Voigt Kaplan, Melissa Klein, Geri Kolesar, Arthur Kurzweil, Alex Lazarus-Klein, Janet Madden, Cindy Rivka Marshall, Goldie Milgram, Lynnie Mirvis, Seth F. Oppenheimer, Marden David Paru, Gail Pasternack, Geela Rayzel Raphael, Jack Riemer, Barbara Rush, Cassandra Sagan, Peninnah Schram, Rebecca Schram-Zafrany, Sandor Schuman, Cherie Karo Schwartz, Howard Schwartz, Danny Siegel, Donna Jacobs Sife, Shoshana Silberman, Anna Sher Simon, Devorah Spilman, Susan Stone, Marc Young, Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff.
Cover Art: Susan Leopold;  Interior Design: Taylor Rozek; Editors: Goldie Milgram and Ellen Frankel with Arthur Kurzweil, Batya Podos, Peninnah Schram, Mindy Shapiro, Danny Siegel, and Shoshana Silberman.