Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend, Thames & Hudson

Editor/Author Unterman, Alan
Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-500-27984-7
Category: Religion & Theology - Judaism
Book Status: Available

Provides a clear and systematic guide to a rich heritage of legend, folklore and tradition that is crucial to understanding Judaism. It describes the main characters and the tales that have grown up around them; Jewish methods of Biblical interpretation; the framework of Jewish law, literature and poetry; the festivals of the Jewish Year; the different languages and sub-groups within the Jewish community; and the many countries in which Jews have lived, as well as the importance of the Holy Land.

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