By Rosalie Sogolow
expressions and proverbs; traditions of affection, marriage, nutrients, and
children; domestic treatments and cooking; manners and morals; religion;
folk stories; and superstitions (bubbe meises). It additionally includes
colorful bills through humans from all walks of existence, together with two
rabbis, a cantor who's a 7th- iteration Sabra, comedy writers,
and journalists--all recalling their very own youth and the
Jewish impact of their lives.
By Amy-Jill Levine
The popular biblical student, writer of The Misunderstood Jew, and basic editor for The Jewish Annotated New Testament interweaves heritage and non secular research to discover Jesus’ hottest instructing parables, exposing their misinterpretations and making them vigorous and appropriate for contemporary readers.
Jesus was once a talented storyteller and perceptive instructor who used parables from way of life to successfully show his message and which means. lifestyles in first-century Palestine used to be very diversified from our global at the present time, and lots of conventional interpretations of Jesus’ tales forget about this disparity and feature usually allowed anti-Semitism and misogyny to paint their perspectives.
In this clever, unique, and academic e-book, Amy-Jill Levine bargains a clean, well timed reinterpretation of Jesus’ narratives. In Short tales via Jesus, she analyzes those “problems with parables,” taking readers again in time to appreciate how their unique Jewish viewers understood them. Levine finds the parables’ connections to first-century monetary and agricultural lifestyles, social customs and morality, Jewish scriptures and Roman tradition. With this revitalized figuring out, she translates those relocating tales for the modern reader, exhibiting how the parables are usually not with reference to Jesus, yet also are approximately us—and whilst learn rightly, nonetheless problem and impress us thousand years later.
By David R. Slavitt
With the Frenchmen in his head and his analysis soaring, the author grapples with the correct reaction to mortality, contemplating canines as a metaphor for wandering souls, the scratch of a pen and its connection to eczema and the distinction among his mother's homicide and his personal doubtful future.
As Slavitt writes in OVERTURE, "The brain isn't really the place the true enterprise of our lives is transacted, yet in different places, within the recesses of the body."
By David Grossman
Chico zigzag es una novela de iniciación de David Grossman, uno de los mejores escritores israelís contemporáneos y ganador del guy Booker foreign Prize 2017.
Una semana antes de su Bar-Mitsvá Nono, un muchacho de trece años, emprende un viaje en tren desde Jerusalén hasta Haifa, donde su tío, un reputado maestro y educador, le va a enseñar cómo comportarse en l. a. vida. Sin embargo, los angeles aparición en escena de Félix, un reconocido y excéntrico estafador, trastocará todos los planes que tan cuidadosamente había preparado el padre del chico.
De l. a. mano de Félix, Nono conocerá los angeles verdadera historia de su madre y descubrirá una faceta de sí mismo, rebelde y chispeante, que nunca antes se había aventurado a explorar.
«Alegre y divertido, un libro con toneladas de encanto.»
The big apple Times
By Beth Kissileff
By Sina Rauschenbach
By Nava Semel
By van Alkemade Kim
By I. L. Peretz,Ruth R. Wisse
By Ernest B. Gilman