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Tales from the Talmud

Tales from the Talmud

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Talmud -- Legends,
  • Aggada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.R. Montague.
    ContributionsMontague, E. R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23059805M
    OCLC/WorldCa2740282

    The humor of the Talmud is also well represented (particularly the tale of the Emperor and the Aged Man, with its archetypal Jewish punchline). And there is a wonderful list of Talmudic Proverbs. If you are impatient to get to the interesting parts of the Talmud, this is the book for youJ.B. Hare.   "Dr. Calderon's A Bride for One Night takes seventeen short sugyot (sections) of Talmudic texts, translates them and comments on them from the standpoint of a teacher and scholar. What makes this book so useful to a beginner, is that Calderon then writes an imaginative retelling of the text, a reflection that gets at the subtext of the tale and the issues that are driving it.

    A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales by Ruth Calderon. Translated by Ilana Kurshan. (Jewish Publication Society/University of Nebraska Press, pp. $) Ruth Calderon’s maiden speech as a newly elected member of the Israeli Knesset was a YouTube sensation in , viewed by over , in Hebrew and by o with English subtitles. Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £).Author: Samuel Rapaport.

    What makes this book so useful to a beginner, is that Calderon then writes an imaginative retelling of the text, a reflection that gets at the subtext of the tale and the issues that are driving it. One could not ask for a better introduction to Talmud study."—Beth Kissileff, Wisdom DailyPages: Book Description: Making the rich narrative world of Talmud tales fully accessible to modern readers, renowned Talmud scholar Jeffrey L. Rubenstein turns his spotlight on both famous and little-known stories, analyzing the tales in their original contexts, exploring their cultural meanings and literary artistry, and illuminating their g into both rabbinic life (the academy.


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Rubenstein's book The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings is a deep exploration of ancient stories from the Talmud. Whether you’ve read the featured stories or not, you will learn a lot from this book, not just about the narratives, but about how to live a better life.

Rubenstein highlights and explains the relevance of /5(9). Habayit. Halev: Aggadot Talmudiyyot (The Market. The Home. The Heart: Talmudic Legends). It was published inand the Jewish Publication Society has now brought out an English edition of this important book under a different title, A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales (well Cited by: 2.

Calderon, a feminist teacher of the Talmud to secular Israelis and a member of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, selects 17 tales from the Talmud. For each, she first presents the actual story, which is usually just 6 to 12 lines; then she imaginatively retells the story in expanded form; finally, she offers commentary/5.

Jewish folklore is full of vivid stories that both entertain and teach. This book is based on tales from the Talmud and some of the themes are familiar from fairy-tales and folklore from other traditions, the stories in this collection are infused with the perennial Jewish struggle for survival and dignity, as well as a large helping of gentle humor.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Talmud Tales: Ilana Kurshan's new book is inspired by 'Daf Yomi' studies Kurshan’s Daf Yomi memoir is a testament to how ancient wisdom continues to resonate across generational, gender and.

Through the prism of Talmud tales, Rubenstein also offers timeless insights into suffering, beauty, disgust, heroism, humor, love, sex, truth, and falsehood. By connecting twenty-first-century readers to past generations, The Land of Truth helps to bridge the divide between modern Jews and the traditional narrative worlds of their ancestors.

Genre/Form: Legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Montague, E. Tales from the Talmud. Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood and Sons, Get this from a library. The book of legends: tales from the Talmud and Midrash. [Hyman E Goldin; Jordan Publishing Co.].

Rubenstein, a professor of Talmud in the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at NYU, has written several scholarly books on Talmudic stories, but his new book, The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales Author: Ilana Kurshan.

The first collaborative book was 5, Years of Jewish Wisdom: Secrets of the Talmud Scriptures, created over a three-day period in and published in The book contains actual stories from the Talmud, proverbs, ethics, Jewish legal material, biographies of Talmudic rabbis, and personal stories about Tokayer and his family.

New book. JUDAICA. Ruth Calderon has recently electrified the Jewish world with her teachings of talmudic texts. In this volume, her first to appear in English, she offers a fascinating window into some of the liveliest and most colorful stories in the Talmud.

Calderon rewrites talmudic tales as richly imagined fictions, drawing us into the. only regret in writing this book was that I had to choose from among a variety of possible interpretations of these tales because it is impossible to convey the full range of meanings in a literature so rich.

The Talmud’s discursive style allows us to enter and exit at any mo-ment. Every page can stand on its own, and any tractate could be the. The Land of Truth: Talmud Tales, Timeless Teachings Study Guide Introduction: Contemporary Scholarship and Talmudic Stories In this book I approach Talmudic and rabbinic stories as didactic fictions composed by storytellers to instruct, edify, communicate values and lessons, and grapple with tensions and problems of their culture.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Book of Legends, Tales from the Talmud and Midrash, Part 2: Biblical Period by Hyman E.

Goldin (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. In Wise Men and Their Tales, a master teacher gives us his fascinating insights into the lives of a wide range of biblical figures, Talmudic scholars, and Hasidic rabbis.

The matriarch Sarah, fiercely guarding her son, Isaac, against the negative influence of his half-brother Ishmael; Samson, the solitary hero and protector of his people, whose singular weakness brought/5. Migrating Tales situates the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, in its cultural context by reading several rich rabbinic stories against the background of Greek, Syriac, Arabic, Persian, and Mesopotamian literature of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, much of it Christian in origin.

In this nuanced work, Richard Kalmin argues that non-Jewish literature deriving from the eastern Roman. Focusing on six famous stories of the Babylonian Talmud and discussing many others in relation to these, Rubenstein's analysis illuminates the ways in which the rabbis used narratives to grapple with fundamental tensions of their culture.

The book also features an appendix including the original Hebrew/Aramaic texts for the reader's reference. Tales from the Talmud Item Preview remove-circle Tales, Jewish Publisher Edinburgh: W. Blackwood Collection cornell; americana The metadata below describe the original scanning.

Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived Pages:   (English)Rabbi Nachman's Tales are considered the peak of his creative life for their form, content, and profound, underlying ideas.

Transcribed by Rabbi Natan (Sternharz) of Bratslav, Rabbi Nachman's chief disciple, they are a mixture of intellectual and poetic imagination, fairy tales rooted in Kabbalistic symbolism and Biblical and Talmudic : Toby Press LLC, The. Though sourced primarily from his first book about the Talmud, the stories were a best-of compilation from several of his books, he said, adding, “Whoever pirated that chose wisely.”Author: Ross Arbes.Talmud tales Ilana Kurshan’s new book was inspired by her ‘Daf Yomi’ studies By Rabbi Dr.

Haviva Ner-David. T SAM PT SEPTEM 45 add, highly educated, as well. Had Kur-shan been living in Talmudic times, would the rabbis have accepted her as a student?The minimal cost of Tales of the Talmud (including shipping) is $20 USD, $20 CAD, or 65 ILS (Orders outside Israel, USA & Canada please add $6).

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