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Mimekor Yisrael, Abridged and Annotated Edition : Classical Jewish Folktales - Micha Joseph Bin Gorion

Mimekor Yisrael, Abridged and Annotated Edition

Classical Jewish Folktales

Paperback Published: 22nd January 1991
ISBN: 9780253205889
Number Of Pages: 288

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" Bin Gorion's] crowning achievement was Mimekor Yisrael, a multilayered compendium of post-biblical Jewish lore and demonology." -- Commentary

"One of the most extraordinary publishing events in my memory -- a huge source of discoveries of the quintessential Jewish experience." -- Nat Hentoff

"This is a most important collection, actually unique in its field. I recommend it to all good readers." -- Isaac Bashevis Singer

"It is wonderful to have this treasure trove of Jewish Folktales finally available in English." -- Bruno Bettelheim

"Indispensable to anyone wishing to learn and explore the beauty of ancient Jewish legends." -- Elie Wiesel

For this new edition, Dan Ben-Amos has added commentary, historical identification of personalities and events, extensive headnotes, and a survey of relevant editions and sources. A truly monumental work.

Preface Introduction In Bible Days In the Days of the Second Temple Talmudic Tales Rabbinical Tales In the Land of Israel Forebears and Descendants Kabbalists and Hasidim Timeless Tales Tales of Wisdom Bibliography

ISBN: 9780253205889
ISBN-10: 0253205883
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 22nd January 1991
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.34 x 15.57  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Type: Annotated

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