Animal Torah: Storytelling Audio CD with music by Yiddishkeit Klezmer Ensemble
Master storyteller Anna Sobel is the voice of ANIMAL TORAH a storytelling CD. Each track presents one of the first 12 Torah portions, narrated by an animal who is part of that story. So you’ll meet a lisping camel who drank the water Rebecca drew from the well, a cool rat who was in Pharoah’s dungeons with Jacob, and many more wonderful characters. Klezmer music by Yiddishkeit Klezmer Ensemble bookends every story.
Anna Sobel is a puppeteer, storyteller, and Jewish educator. She holds an MA in educational theater and studied puppetry in India on a Fulbright fellowship. She performs solo Jewish and secular puppet shows as Talking Hands Theatre. Anna has trained as a maggidah, or Jewish storyteller, and was an associate artist with the Jewish performance troupe, Storahtelling. She leads children’s high holiday services and Tot Shabbat, and specializes in bringing the arts to the Jewish experience. Anna lives in Shutesbury, MA with her husband, klezmer musician Brian Bender, and their two young children.