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Rachel the clever, and other Jewish folktales

Author: Josepha Sherman
Publisher: Little Rock : August House, 1993.
Series: American storytelling (Little Rock, Ark.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The 46 Jewish folktales demonstrate both the universality of their themes and the diversity of the countries from which they come. Stories from the Talmud and a short section of riddles are included.
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Genre/Form: American fiction
Fictional Work
Fiction
Romans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sherman, Josepha.
Rachel the clever, and other Jewish folktales.
Little Rock : August House, 1993
(OCoLC)608599806
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josepha Sherman
OCLC Number: 1151099107
Notes: "A Sue Katz & Associates, Inc. book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (171 pages : illustrations).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Magical tales. The sorcerer's apprentice (Central Asia) --
The dancing demons (Russia) --
Cinderella (Poland) --
The sultan's horns (Morocco) --
The son who was a snake (Middle Europe) --
The demon's midwife (Morocco) --
The tricky sheep (Poland). Clever folks. Rachel the clever (Poland) --
Choosing lots (Spain) --
The slave who was a detective (from the Talmud) --
The silent duel (Eastern Europe) --
One shot too many (Middle Europe) --
The questions of the king (Yemen) --
The hidden gold (from the Talmud) --
Doing unto others (from the Talmud) --
The master thief (Tunisia). Tales of ghosts and other strange things. The thankful ghost (Eastern Europe) --
The ghostly congregation (Romania) --
The insulted ghosts (from the Talmud) --
The restless ghost (Poland) --
The gilgul (Poland) --
The poet and his servant (Spain) --
The golem of Prague (Czechoslovakia). Doing the right thing. A good deed repaid (from the Talmud) --
One gold coin (Eastern Europe) --
The two beggars (Afghanistan) --
Throwing stones (from the Talmud) --
Which was the truly pious? (Eastern Europe) --
The trapper trapped (Poland) --
Faith (Iran) --
Cake (Tunisia) --
The good neighbor (Middle Europe). The wise men of Chelm (Eastern Europe). About the wise men of Chelm --
Catching the moon --
The rock --
Sun and moon --
Sundial --
Hot air --
Fire! --
A thief in Chelm --
Digging a pit --
The chief sage of Chelm --
The worrier of Chelm --
The cat and the butter --
Tea with sugar --
The herring.
Series Title: American storytelling (Little Rock, Ark.)
Responsibility: selected and retold by Josepha Sherman.

Abstract:

The 46 Jewish folktales demonstrate both the universality of their themes and the diversity of the countries from which they come. Stories from the Talmud and a short section of riddles are included.

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