Capturing the Moon by Edward Feinstein

$ 24


Rabbi Ed Feinstein narrates thirty-six classic and modern folktales that transmit our culture, inform our values, and educate our people. Stories take readers from ancient Israel to the European shtetl, to modern day Israel and America. Each story concludes with questions that explore the story's themes and translate its lessons to the readers' lives.

The book is divided into six sections:

What Really Matters in Life: Stories about the real purposes of life

Doing What's Right: Stories about our responsibilities toward one another and our communities.

It's Up to You: Stories about activism and taking a stand

Teachers and Friends: Stories about the importance of leaders and role models

Hidden Truths: Stories that teach us to look inside ourselves for answers

The Miracle of Jewish Life: Stories about Jewish perseverance and the miracles that make our survival possible


A Values Index lets readers locate stories relevant to subjects as diverse as activism, collective responsibility, love and marriage, and self-discovery.


A valuable resource for sermons and divrei Torah or to read aloud dramatically in junior congregation, at retreats, and in family programs.A useful tool for group discussion in adult education classes

The perfect gift for life-cycle events, religious school graduation, and Confirmation

Recommended for ages 8-12

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