Folktales of Israel / edited by Dov Noy, with the assistance of Dan Ben-Amos, translated by Gene Baharav, foreword by Richard M. Dorson.


[Chicago] : University of Chicago Press, [1963] .

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Other Authors Noy, Dov,
Subjects Jewish folk literature.
Jews -- Folklore.
Jews.
Juifs -- Folklore.
Littérature populaire juive.
Series Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Description 221 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1963]
©1963
Contents The righteous. The wayfarer and his ass -- The two she-goats from Shebreshin -- King David's tomb in Jerusalem -- Joseph the Righteous of Peki'in -- The rich miser and the shoemaker -- He who has faith in God is rewarded -- The drought in Mosul -- The town that had faith in God -- The blessings of a hidden saint -- When the wheel of fortune turns -- The blood libel -- The reward of a midwife -- The covetous. No escape from fate -- The spendthrift son -- The porter who lost his appetite -- A man with many court cases -- The landlord and his son -- The shopkeeper and the four blind beggars -- The rich beggar and his wonderful purse -- The beggar and his ass -- The coffeemill, the tray, and the stick -- A miser and a generous man -- The mountain of the sun -- The tall tale of the merchant's son -- Talking animals. Abraham our father and the dogs -- The span of man's life -- The cat's allotment -- Till I prove who I am -- How a dove and a snake took pity on a man -- Kings and commoners -- Blessed be God day by day -- The peasant who learned to like coffee -- When I life the left moustache -- A brother's love -- He who gives thanks to the king and he who gives thanks to the almighty -- A letter to the almighty -- Clever Jews. A judge of horses, diamonds, and men -- The right answer to the right question -- A dispute in sign language -- Charity will save from death -- Settling an account with a joker -- The cunning of the sons of Israel -- A tale of a Jew who bridled the wind -- The kingdom of the lazy people -- The great lie -- The bakalawa story -- Husbands and wives -- Years are as days -- The clever wife -- The deceived girl and the stone of suffering -- With God's will all is possible -- The box with bones -- The queen who was a witch -- The only daughter of Noah the Righteous -- Heroes and heroines. Who cured the princess? -- The hunter and the king's fair daughter -- The pupil who excelled his master -- The three brothers -- Who is blessed with the realm, riches, and honor? -- The ten serpents -- Wise men -- The lion who walked in the garden -- A servant when he reigns -- What melody is sweetest? -- The tailor's and the Lord's work -- This too will pass -- The rambam and the bottle of poison -- Numskulls -- The Passover miracle -- The one-eyed Cadi -- The tailor with his luck locked up -- Two madmen -- The two husbands -- Where is the jar? -- What was the servant thinking of?
Genre Folklore.
Geographic Area Israel
Network Numbers (OCoLC)323500
(OCoLC)ocm00323500
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