Capturing the Moon: Classic and Modern Jewish Tales by Edward Feinstein PDF

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By Edward Feinstein

it really is via tales that we convey our hopes and our fears. tales exhibit to others what's in our hearts, what we believe is the essence of our lifestyles studies. They transmit our tradition, tell our values, and teach our youngsters. tales were necessary to Jewish lifestyles from the time of the Bible itself, they usually proceed to carry a unique position in our hearts today.
In this new choice of vintage and glossy folktales, Rabbi Edward M. Feinstein reminds us why tales are so very important. shooting the Moon brings jointly thirty-six cherished Jewish folktales in six thematic sections: What quite issues in Life?, Doing What s correct, It s as much as You, academics and pals, Hidden Truths, and The Miracle of Jewish lifestyles. every one part explores Jewish reports and values, and every tale is by means of observation and questions for inspiration or discussion.
In those pages you will find how Yekel, the poverty-stricken Jew within the Treasure, goals of riches for years, basically to find a treasure that s been lower than his ft all alongside. Dinah, within the Maccabees Sister, teaches us the significance of activism in such instances of persecution. different tales, similar to 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 question and consider the large photo of your lifestyles. the ideal publication for bedtime analyzing and crew dialogue alike, taking pictures the Moon is certain to be a relations favourite for generations.

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