[Bin Gorion's] crowning achievement was Mimekor Yisrael, a multilayered compendium of post-biblical Jewish lore and demonology." -Commentary
One of the most extraordinary publishing events in my memory-a huge source of discoveries of the quintessential Jewish experience." -Nat Hentoff
This is a most important collection, actually unique in its field. I recommend it to all good readers." -Isaac Bashevis Singer
It is wonderful to have this treasure trove of Jewish Folktales finally available in English." -Bruno Bettelheim
Indispensable to anyone wishing to learn and explore the beauty of ancient Jewish legends." -Elie Wiesel
For this new edition, Dan Ben-Amos has added commentary, historical identification of personalities and events, extensive headnotes, and a survey of relevant editions and sources. A truly monumental work.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 261 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 234 mm
Edition: Abridged and Annotated Edition
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