A SAMPLER OF JEWISH-AMERICAN FOLKLORE

A SAMPLER OF JEWISH-AMERICAN FOLKLORE

By: Sherman, Josepha

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This anthology reveals the varieties of Jewish wisdom, cleverness, irony an d humor through tales filled with allegories preaching humility and charity . -Publishers Weekly The vast body of Jewish folklore, influencing and influenced by the many an d various cultures in which it came in contact over the ages, reflects both the struggle and the triumph of being a Jew. The stories in this book come from many sources and includes lunar holidays and everyday observances; wonder tales from the Sorcerer's Apprentice; a Jewish version of Cinderella; tales of dybbuks, golems and other supernatural beings; and superstitions and traditions surrounding birth, marriage, and death. Josepha Sherman strives to reveal the unique Jewish flavor, characterized by an enduring wit and humor alongside the path of surviving centuries of persecution.

Title: A SAMPLER OF JEWISH-AMERICAN FOLKLORE

Author Name: Sherman, Josepha

Categories: Folklore & Mythology,

Publisher: August House Publishers, Inc: 2005

ISBN Number: 0874831938

ISBN Number 13: 9780874831931

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000049872