eBook Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions, 1st Edition

  • Raphael Patai
  • Haya Bar-Itzhak
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682958
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682956
  • DDC: 398.20892
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 696 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This multicultural reference work includes over 250 A-Z original, signed articles that cover major themes, beliefs, traditions, and folkways of Jewish groups around the world, both contemporary and historical. The diverse range of articles covers specific artifacts, rituals, ceremonies, biblical figures, and legends-in addition to broad topics such as humor, folk dance, costumes, and folk narratives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Color Plates.
Contributors.
Introduction.
Half Title Page.
1: Aaron.
2: Abraham.
3: Adam.
4: Afghanistan, Jews of.
5: Afterlife.
6: Age and the Aged.
7: Agnon, S.Y..
8: Alchemy.
9: Alexander, Tamar.
10: Alphabet of Ben Sira.
11: Amulets.
12: Angel of Death.
13: Angels.
14: Animal Folktales.
15: Animals.
16: An-Ski, S..
17: Anthologies.
18: Ararat.
19: Asmodeus.
20: Attias, Moshe.
21: Ausubel, Nathan.
22: Av, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Av).
23: Av, Ninth of (Tisha Be'Av).
24: Ba'al Shem Tov (Besht).
25: Badchan (Jester).
26: Balaam.
27: Balaban, Mayer (Meir).
28: Bar and Bat Mitzvah.
29: Bar Kochba, Shimeon.
30: Bar-Itzhak, Haya.
31: Bashevis-Singer, Isaac.
32: Ben Ham'elekh Ve'ha'nazir.
33: Ben-Amos, Dan.
34: Berdyczewski (Bin-Gorion), Micha Josef.
35: Bialik, Haim Nachman.
36: Birth.
37: Blessing God.
38: Blood Libel.
39: Bride Price.
40: Bronner, Simon J..
41: Brother-Sister Marriage.
42: Bulgaria, Jews of.
43: Cahan, Y.L..
44: Cain and Abel.
45: Canada, Jews of.
46: Cemetery.
47: Charms, Books of.
48: Chelm, The Wise of.
49: Circumcision and Birth Ceremony for Girls.
50: Costume.
51: Czechoslovakia, Jews of.
52: David, King.
53: Death.
54: Demon.
55: Demonology.
56: Dialect Stories, Jewish-American.
57: Dreams.
58: Druyanow, Alter.
59: Dundes, Alan.
60: Dybbuk.
61: Edot: A Quarterly for Folklore and Ethnology.
62: Egg.
63: Elijah the Prophet.
64: Elisha Ben-Avuyah.
65: Ellis Island.
66: Esther.
67: Esther Scroll.
68: Estherke.
69: Ethiopia, Jews of.
70: Eve.
71: Exemplum.
72: Fable.
73: Folk Art.
74: Folk Belief.
75: Folk Dance, Jewish and Israeli.
76: Folk Medicine.
77: Folk Music and Song.
78: Folk Narratives in Israel.
79: Folk Narratives in Rabbinic Literature.
80: Folk Narratives in the Bible.
81: Folk Narratives in the Middle Ages.
82: Folk Narratives, Immigration and Absorption.
83: Folk Narratives, Sephardi.
84: Folk Songs and Poetry, Judeo-Spanish (Ladino).
85: Folk Songs and Poetry, North African.
86: Folk Songs, Israeli.
87: Food and Foodways.
88: Frenkel, Gizela.
89: Gaster, Moses.
90: Gaster, Theodor H..
91: Georgia, Jews of.
92: Germany, Jews of.
93: Ginzberg, Louis.
94: Goldberg-Mulkiewicz, Olga.
95: Golem.
96: Greece, Jews of.
97: Grünwald, Max.
98: Haggadah of Passover.
99: Hagiography.
100: Hair Covering, Women.
101: Ḥanukkah.
102: Ḥanukkah Lamp.
103: Hasan-Rokem, Galit.
104: Hasidic Tales.
105: Head Covering, Men.
106: Hebron.
107: Hershele Ostropoler.
108: Holocaust Folklore.
109: Humor.
110: Hungary, Jews of.
111: Ibn Ezra, Abraham.
112: Iconography.
113: Illuminated Manuscripts.
114: Independence Day.
115: India, Jews of.
116: Internet Folklore.
117: Iran, Jews of.
118: Iraq, Jews of.
119: Isaac.
120: Israel Folktale Archives.
121: Isserles, Moses Ben Israel, Rabbi (Rama).
122: Italy, Jews of.
123: Jacob (Ya'acov).
124: Jacobs, Joseph.
125: Jason, Heda.
126: Jerusalem and the Temple.
127: Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore, Journal.
128: Joha.
129: Joke.
130: Jonah, Book of.
131: Joseph.
132: Kabbalah.
133: Kadman, Gurit.
134: Karaites, Eastern European.
135: Ketubbah.
136: Kibbutz, Folklore of.
137: Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara.
138: Kurdistan, Jews of.
139: Lag Ba'Omer.
140: Lamps and Candles.
141: Languages, Jewish.
142: Languages, Struggle Between.
143: Leah.
144: Legend.
145: Lévy, Isaac Jack.
146: Lewinski, Yom-Tov.
147: Lilienthal, Regina.
148: Lilith.
149: Lullabies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Ma'aseh Book (Mayse Bukh).
2: “Ma'aseh Yerushalmi,” The Story of the Jerusalemite.
3: Magic.
4: Manger, Itzik.
5: Māqāma.
6: Marriage.
7: Meir Ba'al Ha'Nes, Rabbi.
8: Memorial Day.
9: Menorah.
10: Messiah and Redeemer.
11: Mezuzah.
12: Midrash.
13: Mimuna Festival.
14: Minhag (Custom).
15: Minhag Books (Books of Custom).
16: Minyan.
17: Mizraḥ.
18: Monsters and Other Mythological Creatures.
19: Month.
20: Moses.
21: Mother (Ḥannah, Miriam) and Her Seven Sons.
22: Moykher Sforim, Mendele.
23: Museums (Vernacular) in Israel.
24: Museums, Jewish.
25: New Year Cards.
26: Noah.
27: North Africa, Jews of.
28: Noy, Dov.
29: Olswanger, Immanuel.
30: Oring, Elliott.
31: Oseh Pele.
32: Papercut.
33: Parable.
34: Passover.
35: Patai, Raphael.
36: Peretz, Isaac Leib.
37: Pinto, Rabbi Ḥaim.
38: Plants.
39: Poland, Jews of.
40: Pope, Jewish.
41: Prayer.
42: Prochownik, Abraham.
43: Proverb.
44: Psalms.
45: Purim.
46: Purimshpil.
47: Qinah (Lament).
48: Rabbah bar bar Ḥannah.
49: Rabbinic Literature.
50: Rachel.
51: Rambam (Maimonides).
52: Rappoport, Angelo Salomon.
53: Rebekah.
54: Reshumot.
55: Riddles.
56: Romania, Jews of.
57: Rosh Ha'Shana.
58: Russia, Jews of.
59: Ruth.
60: Sabar, Shalom.
61: Sadan, Dov.
62: Safed, Legends of.
63: Samael.
64: Samaritans.
65: Sambation.
66: Samson and Delilah.
67: Sarah.
68: Satan.
69: Schwarzbaum, Haim.
70: Sea.
71: Seamen Tales and Traditions.
72: Seder Plate.
73: Segel, Benjamin Wolf.
74: Sehrane.
75: Shabazi, Shalom.
76: Shabbat.
77: Shavuot (The Feast of Weeks).
78: Shenhar, Aliza.
79: Shimeon Bar Yoḥai.
80: Shiviti-Menorah.
81: Shofar.
82: Sholem Aleichem.
83: Shtetl.
84: Shtyyah Stone.
85: Shvat, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Shvat).
86: Simchat Torah Flags.
87: Siporin, Steve.
88: Solomon, King.
89: Spain, Jews of.
90: Stones.
91: Sukkot.
92: Symbols.
93: Tamar.
94: Tobit, The Book of.
95: Tombstones.
96: Torah Ark.
97: Torah Ceremonial Objects.
98: Torah Ornaments.
99: Trachtenberg, Joshua.
100: Tribes, Ten Lost.
101: Turkey, Jews of.
102: Tzitzit.
103: United States, Jews of.
104: Wahl, Saul.
105: Wandering Jew.
106: Western Wall.
107: Women in Rabbinic Literature.
108: Wonder Tale.
109: Writing.
110: Yassif, Eli.
111: Yeda Am.
112: Yemen, Jews of.
113: Yom Kippur.
114: Yosef dela Reina, The Story of (Ma'aseh Yosef dela Reina).
115: Zipporah.
Appendices.
The Hebrew Bible.
Rabbinic Literature.
Medieval Compilations.
Anthologies of Jewish Folklore.
Index.