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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 sources

Author: Meyer Levin; Naḥman, of Bratslav
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1975.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981.
Classic Hassidic tales.
New York : Penguin Books, 1975
(OCoLC)643687832
Named Person: Baʻal Shem Ṭov; Baʻal Shem Ṭov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meyer Levin; Naḥman, of Bratslav
ISBN: 0140040420 9780140040425
OCLC Number: 1584430
Notes: Originally published in 1932 under title: The golden mountain.
Includes 26 legendary tales about the Baʻal Shem Ṭov and 11 tales by Rabbi Nachman.
Description: xx, 357 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword --
The Baal Shem Tov. Before he was born ; Israel and the enemy ; The book of mysteries ; The secret marriage ; The bride in her grave ; Rabbi Israel and the sorcerer ; Two souls ; The standing sheep ; The mad dancers ; Rabbi Israel and the horse ; The burning tree ; The water-spirit ; The rich man ; The trial of Rabbi Gershon ; Rabbi Israel's daughter ; Prayer ; Thrice he laughed ; The burning of the Torah ; The boy's song ; The wandering in heaven ; The prophecy of the new year ; The false messiah ; The holy land ; His Torah ; After the death ; The book of mysteries --
Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlaw. The dynasty ; The lost princess ; The broken betrothal ; The cripple ; The bull and the ram ; The prince ; The spider and the fly ; The Rabbi's son ; The sage and the simpleton ; The king's son and the servant's son ; The wind that overturned the world ; The seven beggars.
Other Titles: Golden mountain
Responsibility: by Meyer Levin ; illustrated by Marek Szwarc.

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