Books tagged: jewish folklore

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King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Drawing on the extensive medieval Jewish folklore surrounding the famed Biblical king of Israel, King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale traces the fall of King Solomon as the demon king Ashmedai slowly tempts him away from the path of righteousness into tyranny and the spread of idolatry. But in the end Solomon, wiser and chastened, reclaims his throne and achieves true wisdom.
Repentance: A Tale of Demons in Old Jewish Poland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fairy tales
Repentance is the tale of Dovid, an impoverished orphan in 17th century Poland who ekes out a living reciting psalms for the sick and dead. One day a mysterious stranger enters his life and transforms Dovid into a wealthy merchant with a son who is a Talmudic prodigy. But there is a price for Dovid’s good fortune, and the stranger may not be as kind as he seems.
BOSTANAI - A Persian folk tale - Issue 17 in the Baba Indaba Children's Stories
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. You set the price! Words: 2,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
In issue 17 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Jewish/Persian tale of BOSTANAI - a story about the Jewish people during their captivity/exile in Babylon and how a cruel monarch was taught a lesson.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Heartfelt Stories From The Masters
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Chaim Mazo. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
This collection assembles the acumen and vision of a multitude of teachers of the Jewish People, in many generations: men of piety, righteousness, unquestionable integrity, high principles and moral values. They cover subjects such as relations between people, between humans and their Maker, and between an individual and his own soul.