By Ruth Calderon,Ilana Kurshan

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Ruth Calderon has lately electrified the Jewish global along with her teachings of talmudic texts. during this quantity, her first to seem in English, she deals a desirable window into a few 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 lady who dangers her existence 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 historic textual content, A Bride for One Night deals a stunning and provocative learn, either for a person already intimate with the Talmud or for somebody drawn to some of the most influential works of Jewish literature.

 

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