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By Edward Feinstein

ISBN-10: 0874418402

ISBN-13: 9780874418408

it's via tales that we convey our hopes and our fears. tales show to others what's in our hearts, what we think is the essence of our lifestyles stories. They transmit our tradition, tell our values, and teach our kids. tales were necessary to Jewish lifestyles from the time of the Bible itself, and so they proceed to carry a unique position in our hearts today.
In this new choice of vintage and sleek folktales, Rabbi Edward M. Feinstein reminds us why tales are so vital. taking pictures the Moon brings jointly thirty-six cherished Jewish folktales in six thematic sections: What particularly issues in Life?, Doing What s correct, It s as much as You, lecturers and acquaintances, Hidden Truths, and The Miracle of Jewish existence. each one part explores Jewish reports and values, and every tale is by way of remark and questions for concept or discussion.
In those pages you'll find how Yekel, the poverty-stricken Jew within the Treasure, goals of riches for years, in simple terms to find a treasure that s been below his toes all alongside. Dinah, within the Maccabees Sister, teaches us the significance of activism in such occasions of persecution. different tales, resembling The Knapsack, are poignant tributes to Jewish perseverance opposed to all odds and the miracles that experience made Jewish survival possible.
Those tales and the others during this assortment will encourage and tell you, and urged you to query and give some thought to the large photograph of your lifestyles. the suitable e-book for bedtime examining and crew dialogue alike, taking pictures the Moon is bound to be a kin favourite for generations.

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