Noa’s stories are rich with warmth and humor and draw on the wisdom of many traditions. Her programs honor diversity and connect us to our common humanity making them especially relevant in our communities today.
Noa was receptive, helpful, flexible and creative in determining the format. She had the audience captivated with her first words, and remained so with each story she told.
Ruth Robbins, Program Coordinator, The Smithsonian Associates, Washington DC
Impossible to Translate But I’ll Try – True Life Israeli Stories
Growing up in Jerusalem is more than the Bible and War. Experience a completely different side of Israel with stories of childhood adventures, outrageous matchmaking and all the love in between!
A Taste of the Garden of Eden
Enjoy a celebration of the Jewish tradition with tales of wonder, magic and faith from Israel and around the world. Noa combines Jewish folktales, literary adaptations, and personal stories that are uplifting and entertaining.
Dolls in My Pocket
Journey into a forest of shadows and light as you return to childhood memories. Noa interweaves her personal story of growing up in Jerusalem with the timeless wisdom of an ancient Russian folktale as she explores complex relationships between mothers and daughters.
The Wicked Tongue And Other Stories Of Peace And Justice
Noa weaves a rich tapestry of stories from around the world that share the themes of peace, justice, wisdom, and compassion across diverse cultures.
Marvelous Maidens, Incredible Crones: Stories of Women Wise and Bold
Discover exceptional women from history, the Bible, and folklore who use their wit, wisdom, spirit, and strength to accomplish great deeds.
Treasure Under the Bridge
Noa introduces the story treasures of her family as she shares personal stories of growing up in Israel, and her immigrant experience in America. Sometimes you have to travel far to rediscover your own treasures.
Your stories all had a sense of purpose and left us awe-inspired about the lessons life teaches us.
Beth Pascal, Hillsborough, CA
A Land Twice Promised
A compelling one-woman-show of Palestinian and Israeli women’s stories.
Israeli storyteller Noa Baum began a heartfelt dialogue with a Palestinian woman while living in the United States. She weaves together their memories and their mothers’ stories to create a moving testimony illuminating the complex and contradictory history and emotions surrounding Jerusalem for Israelis and Palestinians alike.