From Morocco to Chelm, caves to mountaintops, religious to secular, pathos to humor, Andrea Kamens tells original and classic interactive stories that span the depth and breadth of Jewish culture and religion.
An engaging performer, playgroup leader, arts specialist and classroom visitor, Andrea tells customized interactive tales for children, teens, adults and her favorite – mixed age groups. Through the art of storytelling, Andrea brings out not only the lively spirit of Jewish storytelling but the compelling values within the stories.
No matter what your knowledge, faith community, or background, Andrea brings the story to you and you into the story. She can work with educators, rabbis, and programmers from all faith communities to connect Jewish storytelling to programmatic or religious goals.
Andrea will make your Chanukah party sizzle, your students connect, your families excited to return. Programs include:
- Individual stories and complete programs for Jewish Holidays: Purim, Passover, Lag B’Omer, Shavuot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Shabbat and Rosh Chodesh.
- Original material and traditional tales from the Torah and midrash, and from rich and varied folk, rabbinic and mystical traditions of Jewish communities around the world and through the ages.
- Jewish stories for libraries, churches, and community groups.