The Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic

by Howard Schwartz

Other authorsMonique Passicot (Illustrator)
Paperback, 2000

Status

Available

Local notes

394.267 Sch

Barcode

3892

Collection

Publication

Viking Juvenile (2000), Hardcover, 224 pages

Description

Retellings of twelve traditional tales from Jewish folklore featuring elements of magic and relating to holidays, including Rosh Hodesh, Sukkot, Tu bi-Shevat, and Shabbat.

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Physical description

224 p.; 9.1 inches

User reviews

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The magic in these tales - of dreams, heavenly journeys, and secret names - is used to protect and save the Jewish people. Several of the stories feature learned women and all twelve of them are associated with the major festivals, Rosh Hodesh, and Shabbat.

Pages

224

Rating

½ (3 ratings; 3.8)
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