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6 edition of Jewish-American Folklore (American Folklore Series) found in the catalog.

Jewish-American Folklore (American Folklore Series)

by Josepha Sherman

  • 10 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by August House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Jewish folk literature,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Folklore,
  • Jews

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8086006M
    ISBN 100874831938
    ISBN 109780874831931
    OCLC/WorldCa25317110

      Italian-American Folklore draws its material directly from Americans of Italian descent in both urban and rural communities. The result is a book that, while strongly anchored in scholarship, is readable, entertaining, and illuminating/5. Abstract. Abstract: This essay considers the responses of Jewish writers to the antisemitic fairy tale "The Jew in the Thornbush," as well as to readings that locate antisemitism in "Rumpelstiltskin," by analyzing four contemporary stories by Jewish writers Naomi Novik, Veronica Schanoes, and Jane : Veronica Schanoes.

    Picture book list of Jewish folktales for kids in the Yiddish, Easter European tradition, featuring funny stories, folklore and legends with moral lessons. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. "Jewish American Food Culture is a welcome new resource for classes in American studies, anthropology, folklore, foodways, Jewish studies, and religious studies. The non-scholarly reader will also enjoy the work They do an excellent job of covering vast expanses of territory, time, and space -- from the ancient Middle East to.

    ABSTRACT. In three recent books by young Jewish American writers, Nathan Englander's For the Release of Unbearable Urges (), Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything is Illuminated (), and Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (), each author uses fantasy to represent the Holocaust or to thematize the problem of its representation. Rosten described his book as “a relaxed lexicon of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Yinglish words often encountered in English, plus dozens that ought to be, with serendipitous excursions into Jewish humor, habits, holidays, history, religion, ceremonies, folklore, and cuisine–the whole generously garnished with stories, anecdotes, epigrams, Talmudic.


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-Publishers WeeklyThe vast body of Jewish folklore, influencing and influenced by the many and 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.

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Despite this collection's title. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sherman, Josepha. Sampler of Jewish-American folklore. Little Rock, Ark.: August House,   Someone once observed that A Jew is composed of 28 percent fear, 2 percent sugar, and 70 percent nerve.

Certainly, the Jews have needed every bit of that nerve over centuries of persecution. The struggle and triumph of Jewishness, author Josepha Sherman observes, is reflected in Author: Josepha Sherman. A Sampler of Jewish-American Folklore Paperback – Decem by Josepha Sherman (Author), Jacqueline Chwast (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 4. The Paperback of the A Sampler of Jewish-American Folklore by Josepha Sherman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : August House Publishers, Inc. American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity, culture, or nationality.

Today the Jewish community in the United States consists primarily of Ashkenazi Jews, who descend from diaspora Jewish populations of Central and Eastern Europe and comprise about 90–95% of the American Jewish population. Most American Ashkenazim are US-born, with a Israel:  Includes bibliographical references (p.

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Jewish-American Folklore Josepha Sherman (author) Publisher: August House ISBN: Sign in to Read Description. This collection of traditional Jewish-American stories 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.

Next up in my series of book lists featuring folktale picture books are these Jewish folktales for kids. These stories and folklore books are great to read anytime of year, but as May is Jewish American Heritage Month I hope you will put a few of these.

Steve Stern, novelist and short story writer whose work draws heavily on Jewish folklore and the immigrant experience; winner of the National Jewish Book. This is a list of notable Jewish American other Jewish Americans, see Lists of Jewish Americans.

This book is a rich gathering of American-Jewish folklore that preserves the insight, humor, and experiences of American re is comprised of stories, sayings, jokes, superstitions, customs, and songs that have been passed down from one generation to the next.

Eventually, the tales travel between enough people and regions to acquire an independent life and become "classics.". A Treasury of Jewish Folklore, edited by Nathan Ausubel. Stories, Traditions, Legends, Humor, Wisdom and Folk Songs of the Jewish People. stories, 25 songs.

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The many marvelous tales that fill The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories affirm that a shared identity can exist without sterile uniformity--and that writers can engage their religious and cultural heritage without losing touch with those rich, complex ambiguities that inhabit the heart/5(12).

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