Inspiring growth and change through storytelling

Welcoming the Other

Zoom

This powerful and highly interactive workshop inspires appreciation of and engagement with the “Other.” After some foundational instruction – and a story or two! – we dive into a carefully crafted, […]

Stories from Jewish Culture

Zoom

Join eight accomplished Jewish storytellers from around the world for this free program! This is part of the Chennai Storytelling Festival 2022. Register via email at info@storytellinginstitute.org

Stories of the Baal Shem Tov

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Join Maggid Jim Brulé as he recounts some of the stories of this amazing Jewish mystic - the Baal Shem Tov. Controversial in his day, he is now studied and […]

Recurring

Grief and Loss

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Join us on this six-week program focusing on grief and loss. We will look at stories that explore ways in which we may move between the living and the dead, embrace grief, and transform loss.

Twisted Tales

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I'm excited to perform in Better Said Than Done's #storytellingshow "Twisted Tales: Dual stories interwoven," on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 8:00pm ET/ 5:00pm PT. If you miss it live, […]

Kind Stories in Concert

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I am excited to be the Emcee for this month's Kind Stories in Concert, with featured storytellers: Len Cabral, Lyn Ford, and Poonam Joshy.

Canceled Dancing with Death

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A traditional story will be the seed to spark conversations and personal reflections around facing our own death, the fear of dissolution, and how to leave loved ones behind. Participants will be guided in investigating their current feelings and inner state, opening difficult conversations, and hopefully uncovering a space of stillness and peace to hold whatever storms may come.

Welcoming the Other

Zoom

Prepare for an immersive experience of what it means to be the "Other." Using storytelling and story crafting techniques, participants will discover in a new way what "Privilege" truly means. Learn how to welcome, and how to create your own personalized plan for action.

Discovering Paradise

Zoom

This workshop takes a particular method of understanding, questioning, and imagining new paths to stories that are meant to be told orally. In the workshop, Jim presents the model (based on the PaRDeS model of text study), and then works with the participants to apply it to a rich story. This work is done both in full session and in breakout sessions.