Judith Black’s traditional and original stories have rocked laughing audiences to their feet. Winner of the Oracle: Circle of Excellence, the most coveted award in storytelling, and the MassMouth Big Mouthoff, Judith has been featured on stages as far reaching as The Montreal Comedy Festival, The National Storytelling Festival, The Smithsonian Institution, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the National Art Museum in Cape Town, and NPR. As both a host, presenter, and entertainer, her work was been featured at over 10 CAJE conferences.
Judith’s stories explores the oh so American experience of B’nai Mitzvah, Jewish familial function and dysfunction, parenting, the issues and journeys that accompany end-of life, as well as tales from our historic, cultural and religious lives. She has created original stories for numerous organizations, served as an artist in residence for synagogues throughout the country, and was an adjunct faculty member at Lesley University for over 20 years.