Skip to content

  Home >

THE BRIDE WHO ARGUED WITH GOD: TALES FROM THE TREASURY OF JEWISH FOLKLORE
THE BRIDE WHO ARGUED WITH GOD: TALES FROM THE TREASURY OF JEWISH FOLKLORE by Hava Ben-Zvi 0595405673 9780595405671
Stock Image - Actual Cover May Vary
 

THE BRIDE WHO ARGUED WITH GOD: TALES FROM THE TREASURY OF JEWISH FOLKLORE by Hava Ben-Zvi

??A delightfully engaging anthology, and the theme of love and relationships is very pertinent to my middle school students. The work is scholarly, authoritative, wide in scope? Most importantly, It is just fun to read! My school library colleagues in elementary through high school will find it a valuable addition to their folktale collections.?-Betsy Kahn, School Librarian??The richest and most resonant tales from ?Jewish literature and folklore?Illuminating annotations?But the real glory is the sheer pleasure of hearing a tale well told. ?Truly, a book of light.-Jonathan Kirsch, author of ?A History of the End of the World.??A rich and rewarding read?Impressive scholarship.?_Kay Haugaard, Pasadena City College.?The Bride Who Argued with God is like a box of old-fashioned treats, some sweet, some salty. The tales taste of love, resilience, and dark humor. The book will help scholars??-Irene E. McDermott, Reference Librarian, San Marino Public Library. Author of The Librarian?s Internet Survival Guide.A lavish anthology of mostly unknown folktales, highlighting the theme of human relationships in the family and community. An excellent resource for clubs, classrooms, study groups and public libraries. Accessible to the novice and useful for scholars.?A remarkably rich collection of folktales, legends, Hasidic, midrashic and Talmudic lore from all corners of the Jewish world?We learn so much about the many-hued traditions of Judaism, its customs, its mode of perception?a book for scholars as well??- Dr. Miriyam Glazer, University of Judaism.?An important piece of public history.? - Kirkus DiscoveriesFor further information contact: http://e.benzvi.home.att.net

Author: Hava Ben-Zvi

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 418

Publisher: iUniverse

Publication Date: 2006-12-11

Our Price: $8.05

Quantity:1
ISBN: 0595405673


Condition:
Like-New [Add $0.60]
Very-Good [Add $0.40]
Good [Add $0.20]
Acceptable

Quantity:  
Description
 
Hava Ben-Zvi  Paperback

* Free Shipping applies to all orders shipped to the contiguous 48 United States. Variable shipping rates apply to Alaska, Hawaii, and the American Territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) as well as International orders shipped to countries other than the USA.