About Amichai Lau-Lavie

Amichai Lau-Lavie is the founder and executive  director of Storahtelling, Inc. a NYC based production company  promoting Judaic literacy and engagement through original performances and educational programs for multi-generational audiences. He is hailed by Time Out NY as 'Super Star of David' and 'iconoclastic mystic,' and as 'one of the most interesting thinkers in the Jewish world' by the NY Jewish Week. Join him for alternative High Holiday Services at City Winery in Downtown NY. www.higholidays.com

What Would You Pack If You Ran Away From Home?

What Would You Pack If You Ran Away From Home?
By February 2, 2007

For the audio version, click here. To subscribe to this podcast, click here. This week, in the portion called “B’Shalach,” the great escape known as the Exodus continues, and the Hebrew runaways wade in the waters of the Sea of … Read More

Moses, Uncut

By January 18, 2007

This past Monday marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day, honoring a courageous leader whose passionate sacrifice and prophetic speeches shaped an Exodus from the bondage of racism, offering dignity and freedom to an entire nation. Imagine a leader of such … Read More

Hebrew Women Gone Wild

By January 12, 2007

This week, Lauviticus welcomes you to the second of the five books, known to us as Exodus, but in Hebrew known as Shemot, the book of names. Exodus/Shemot takes us beyond the primal myths of Genesis into the socio-political reality … Read More

Know-It-All

By December 22, 2006

The December Dilemma—red and green versus blue and white—may be a new narrative for American Jews, but is actually, in some form, as old as the Bible. This week in the Lauvicus Blog, a deeper look at intermarriage and assimilation … Read More

Podcast: The Naked Truth

By December 15, 2006

For the audio version, click here. To subscribe to this podcast, click here. This week, The Lauviticus Consortium of Scribes is delighted to welcome Julie Seltzer of the Storahtelling Tribe as a contributing Scribe! Thank you for your juicy contribution … Read More

Big Ben

By December 8, 2006

For the audio version, click here. To subscribe to this podcast, click here. This has been a wild week in regards to reinterpreting and translating biblical concepts, and we refer of course to the Conservative Movement's wrestling with Ye Ancient … Read More

The Storahtelling Archives

By December 1, 2006

In addition to new Storahtelling posts every Friday, here for your enjoyment are the archives of the blog Lauviticus has been keeping since October, along with all of his podcasts. Peruse them this weekend — we guarantee you'll wind up … Read More

Easy on the Eyes

Easy on the Eyes
By December 1, 2006

Faithhacker is pleased to introduce Verse-per-Verse, a weekly drash by Storahtelling superstar Amichai Lau-Lavie. In their theatrical shows, Storahtelling melds ancient Jewish rituals with modern performance art. On the blog, they’ll do roughly the same thing, only with podcasting. Amichai … Read More