Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another by Peninnah Schram
  

Synopsis

Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another by Peninnah Schram

Peninnah Schram, widely regarded as one of the great Jewish storytellers of our generation, has collected and retold sixty-four delightful Jewish folktales to create Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another. Ms. Schram, who believes that stories form the link between the generations, helps forge that link with this book, ensuring that these stories will continue to live and breathe in the modern world.

Reviews

Inspirational and distinctly moralistic in nature, these tales [deal] with a gentle kind of wisdom, one that imposes itself on complex and often self-contradictory lives. These are marvelous, well-told stories. Journal Of The Royal Musical Association Jewish Stories is an anthology of 64 folk tales selected from Schram's extensive repertoire. They represent a variety of genres: fables and parables

hasidic stories

women's wisdom told over needlework or laundry

About the Author

Peninnah Schram is a professional storyteller and recording artist, and currently serves as professor of speech and drama at Stern College of Yeshiva University, New York.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Author

Peninnah Schram
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Publisher

Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers

Publication date

1st May 1996

ISBN

9781568219806


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