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Legends of the Jews, Volume 1, The

By Ginzberg, Louis

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Title: Legends of the Jews, Volume 1, The  
Author: Ginzberg, Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Short stories, Religion
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Legends of the Jews, Volume 1, The
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Publication Date:
1909
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

Description
Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; he died on November 11, 1953, in New York City. Ginzberg taught at the Jewish Theological seminary from 1903 to 1953. For 50years, he trained two generations of Conservative Rabbis. The Legends of the Jews is an epic 7-volume compilation of traditional Jewish stories loosely related to the Bible. Over the millenia, these stories, which expand on the Bible, flesh out the lives of biblical figures. In the process, they help bring to life the Bible's valuable lessons. The Legends of the Jews has been called a monumental work of scholarship. It is studied by serious students of both Judaism and Christianity. And yet the stories continue to be accessible and understood by all. They were designed to impart lessons of the Torah, and any child or adult will find much to enjoy about this work.

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Short stories, Religion, Myths/Legends

 

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