This week the podcast is bringing you the three tales of King Alexander's Adventures from "Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends". This first story, 'The Vision of Victory' introduces us to King Alexander and introduces King Alexander to the Jews.
I'm a sucker for creation tales, but the Cherokee tale of 'How The World Was Made' is now my absolute favorite. It is the very first creation story I've found that fully accepts that there are unknowns in the story and I love that about it.
Sometimes folklore can help to answer a question that you've held since childhood, like why is a baker's dozen thirteen? In 'The Baker's Dozen' Charles Skinner gives us a reason filled with saints, cakes and a Dutch baker in Albany, NY.