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Bedtime Stories of Jewish Holidays

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published November 15th 1998 by Mesorah Publications, Limited (first published November 1998)
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Jul 11, 2010 Rachel rated it it was ok
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The male-centricity of this book shouldn't surprise me, given the chassidic nature of the stories, but it disappoints me. The author uses the standard tropes of Jewish chassidic folklore, but, in doing so, he implies that women are not and cannot be agents of ethical behavior, only recipients thereof. Doing a re-write of this book with women as the stories' main characters would be interesting, given the cultural implications of each story.
Dec 18, 2010 Janet rated it it was amazing
Wow, Shmuel Blitz is just fantastic. I bought this book a couple of years ago but my daughter (age 7) just grew into it. She discovered it on her shelf and read the entire book in one night. She was just smitten with all the stories, she was aglow when she told me about them. Since then, we read about 5 together every night. They are so wonderful! I will go ahead and order all the story collections by this author. Highly recommended.
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