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Radiant Days, Haunted Nights: Great Tales from the Treasury of Yiddish Folk Literature
Radiant Days, Haunted Nights: Great Tales from the Treasury of Yiddish Folk Literature
by Joachim Neugroschel
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Joachim Neugroschel has won three PEN translation awards and the French-American translation prize. He has also translated Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and Sacher-Masoch's Venus in Furs, both for Penguin Classics. He lives in Brooklyn... (read more)

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Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson
Lion's Honey: The Myth of Samson
by David Grossman
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"Yet, beyond the wild impulsiveness, the chaos, the din, we can make out a life story that is, at bottom, the tortured journey of a single, lonely and turbulent soul who never found, anywhere, a true home in the world, whose very body was a harsh place... (read more)

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Jewish Folktales
Jewish Folktales
by Pinhas Sadeh
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Translated by Hillel Halkin, this is a remarkably diverse and immensely entertaining gathering of Jewish legends and the first worldwide anthology of Jewish folktales.  It draws from both traditional Eastern European literary sources and the... (read more)

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No Star Too Beautiful: An Anthology of Yiddish Stories from 1382 to the Present
No Star Too Beautiful: An Anthology of Yiddish Stories from 1382 to the Present
by Joachim Neugroschel
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A unique and rich anthology of Yiddish stories from the beginning of Yiddish literature through I. B. Singer. Yiddish became the everyday speech of Jews all over Europe and then globally with further Jewish emigration. It gave rise to a literature that... (read more)

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Yiddish Folktales (Library of Yiddish Classics)
Yiddish Folktales (Library of Yiddish Classics)
by Beatrice S Weinrich
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Beatrice Silverman Weinreich is a research associate at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York and co-editor of the journal Yiddish Folklore.... (read more)

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A Dybbuk
A Dybbuk
by Tony Kushner
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"Tony Kushners adaptation of A Dybbuk, perhaps the greatest classic of Yiddish drama, is passionate and illuminating.” –Clive Barnes, New York Post “Some playwrights want to change the world. Some want to revolutionize theater. Tony... (read more)

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More Words, More Arrows: A Further Collection of Yiddish Folk Sayings
More Words, More Arrows: A Further Collection of Yiddish Folk Sayings
by Shirley Kumove
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More Words, More Arrows offers adages, aphorisms, and pithy observations on people and events. It draws on the rich folk wisdom of Eastern Europe and the immigrant Jewish communities of North America and was assembled from first-hand contact with Yiddish... (read more)

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In the Tradition of Moses & Mo
In the Tradition of Moses & Mo
by Bl Serwer Bernstein
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An inspiring collection of Jewish and Arab folktales.... (read more)

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Yiddish Folktales
Yiddish Folktales
by Beatrice Weinreich
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Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the two hundred marvelous tales that make up this delightful compendium were gathered during the 1920s and 1930s by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe... (read more)

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Prauge Golem Jewish Stories of the Ghett
Prauge Golem Jewish Stories of the Ghett
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Legends of Safed
Legends of Safed
by Dov Silverman
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Elijah's Violin & Other Jewish Fairy Tales
Elijah's Violin & Other Jewish Fairy Tales
by Howard Schwartz
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Adams Soul the Collected Tales of Howard
Adams Soul the Collected Tales of Howard
by Howard Schwartz
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If Grandma Had Wheels: Jewish Folk Sayings
If Grandma Had Wheels: Jewish Folk Sayings
by Ruby G Strauss
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Magic Ring & Other Medieval Jewish Tales
Magic Ring & Other Medieval Jewish Tales
by Hyman E Goldin
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Nature Journal
Nature Journal
by H M Nahmad
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Classic Hassidic Tales: Marvellous Tales of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem and of His Great-Grandson, Rabbi Nachman, Retold from Hebrew, Yiddish and German
Classic Hassidic Tales: Marvellous Tales of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem and of His Great-Grandson, Rabbi Nachman, Retold from Hebrew, Yiddish and German
by Meyer Levin
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