Stories from the Jewish world

  • 45 Pages
  • 0.78 MB
  • English
Macdonald , London
Judaism -- Juvenile litera
Statementwritten by Sybil Sheridan ; illustrated by Robert Geary.
ContributionsGeary, Robert.
LC ClassificationsBM573
The Physical Object
Pagination45p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18860780M
ISBN 100356115623

This wonderful anthology of Jewish stories is an in depth exploration of Jewish culture and creativity around the world from mid 's to end of the 20th century; all in one amazing volume. Editor Ilan Stavans's introduction alone is worth the cost of the  › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism.

(shelved 1 time as jewish-short-stories) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Get this from a library. Stories from the Jewish world. [Sybil Sheridan; Robert Geary] -- A collection of tales from the Jewish faith, including the stories of Abraham, Akiva who wanted to Hundreds of Jewish stories from the sages, the Chassidic masters, and contemporary Jewish storytellers.

Reb Avraham was known to be a kind but a simple and almost illiterate Jew, barely able to follow At the age of eleven, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak was thrown in jail for helping a fellow Jew. “Why are you worrying?” chuckled the ://   80 pages.

Jewish Publication Society. $ All ages. We owe a debt of gratitude to The Jewish Publication Society for reintroducing this incredible collection of magical and mystical stories from all over the world, which won the National Jewish Book Award when it was first published by Viking Children’s Books in Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by :// Peddlers to Processors: Scrap Stories from the Upper Midwest, an exhibit produced by the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM), is on display through May 26 in the Tychman Shapiro Gallery and Shared Walls Exhibition Areas at the Sabes JCC, Cedar Lake Rd.

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The narrative covers four or five generations of the Ephrussi clan, a famed Jewish banking family who lived like nobles and aristocrats in Odessa, Vienna, Paris and other European capitals. Like the Rothschilds, the Ephrussis were an extraordinary family whose experiences contrasted sharply with the poor ghetto Jews who made up the majority of In Fanny Goldstein, a librarian in Boston, set up an exhibit of Judaic books and began what she called Jewish Book Week.

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Ahavat Yisrael (6) Torah Study (5) Akiba ben Joseph (5) Sin Offering (5) Rosh Hashanah (4) R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi (Alter Rebbe) (4) Baal Shem Tov (4) Curse; Curses (4) Childhood; Children (3) Negative Speech (3) Hospitality (3) Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories including about 10 Jewish families.

The town was a typical low-income community with a tailor, a shoemaker, a grocery store, where people struggled to   A non-Jewish archivist researching Jews who fought and died in Bomber Command from to has set up a self-funded website to share their stories, using Christmas and Several thousand Jewish refugees went by boat to Caribbean islands, including Barbados and Jamaica, in the run-up to and during the second world war.

Their almost-forgotten story has now been told   Gestapo on their trail, and a world of terrified neighbours and cynical snitches ready to turn them in. Fink, Ida. A scrap of time and other stories ; translated from the Polish. () This is a collection of short stories about the horrors of the Holocaust in Poland Fink, Ida.

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