Izzy Abrahmson

Author, storyteller, klezmacher

Izzy Abrahmson is an old soul with modern sensibilities. His stories of THE VILLAGE LIFE have been published in books, newspapers and magazines around the world.

Although shy by nature, Izzy loves to tell stories and play his improvised klezmer harmonica.
His live tales  have been enjoyed by adults, children and families of all ages at festivals and celebrations in the United States, Ireland, England, The Netherlands, Austria and France. 

He lives in Providence and tours the world… virtually and in-person

For Tour Booking and Media Info

Gayle Turner, The Storytellers Channel, Inc.
(804) 243-1001   

For School and other Bookings, email Beth Hellman (

For Book and Audiobook info, including headshots and book cover images, visit

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Press / Reviews

“The Lethal Latkes…concerns some awful-tasting latkes (potato pancakes) and what you mike call another Hannukah miracle: Love.
– The New York Times

"The program was great!!  I laughed a lot and forgot about the rest of the world for a while.  Perfect.… Even over ZOOM, it felt personable."
– David Strassler (audience)

“… all cultural backgrounds will be entertained by these tales.”
– School Library Journal

"A Hint of Magic… these tales are spiced with humor and yet at the same time explore some delicate issues…"
— Jewish Rhode Island

Finalist – National Jewish Book Award for Family Literature 

"the sto­ries are light in tone" 
—Jewish Book Council

"Schlemiels in cyberspace… old-fashioned storytelling in a newfangled way" 
—The Providence Journal 

Media photos

Winter Blessings - in print and ebook

Winter Blessings - in print and ebook

Izzy Abrahmson (at home)

Izzy Abrahmson (at home)

Winter Blessings Tour Banner - Tix at

Winter Blessings Tour Banner - Tix at

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