The Washington Post describes Noa Baum as someone who "spreads cultural truths that eclipse geopolitical boundaries...". Born and raised in Jerusalem, Noa is an internationally acclaimed storyteller, author, and educator. She uses mesmerizing voices, impeccable timing, and warm authenticity to captivate audiences of all ages with stories from her rich Jewish heritage and other cultures. In a world where peace is a challenge in the schoolyard and beyond, Noa’s work builds bridges of understanding and compassion. International presentations include: World Bank, Jewish Museum NYC, NSA, Mayo Clinic, Kennedy Center, Brandeis & Stanford U, National Storytelling Festival, Limmud UK.
Noa won Parents’ Choice and Storytelling World awards and is author of How the Birds Became Friends, (picture book) and A Land Twice Promised (memoir), winner of several awards including the Anne Izard Storyteller’s Choice Award. Voted by The Washington Jewish Week as one of 10 most interesting local Jews, she lives in Maryland.