Swat Storytime: Kelilah Miller, Jewish Student Adviser, Shares a Story of Loss and Growing Up

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Kelilah’s Story – click to listen

Welcome to the fourth installment of Swat Storytime, previously Friday Storytime. This weekly feature showcases student and faculty voices, each sharing a brief, personal story in audio form. This is the first in a series on Survival.

Above is a link to a story told by Kelilah Miller, Jewish Student Adviser and rabbinic intern at Swarthmore, about a loss from her childhood. She goes on to describe how pain and moving forward can be considered in both the Jewish and Buddhist traditions.

If you have a four to five minute-long story you would like to share, please email aholtzm1@swarthmore.edu to set up a recording time. This month’s theme is Survival.

Photo courtesy of phillyhillel.org

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