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By Ruth Calderon,Ilana Kurshan

ISBN-10: 0827612095

ISBN-13: 9780827612099

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Ruth Calderon has lately electrified the Jewish international together with her teachings of talmudic texts. during this quantity, her first to seem in English, she deals a desirable window into many of the liveliest and such a lot colourful tales within the Talmud. Calderon rewrites talmudic stories as richly imagined fictions, drawing us into the lives of such characters because the girl who dangers her lifestyles for a sister suspected of adultery; a humble schoolteacher who rescues his village from drought; and a spouse who attire as a prostitute to seduce her pious husband of their backyard. respiring new existence into an historical textual content, A Bride for One Night bargains a shocking and provocative learn, either for somebody already intimate with the Talmud or for an individual attracted to probably the most influential works of Jewish literature.


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