A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales

A Bride for One Night: Talmud Tales


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ISBN-13: 9780827612099
Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 667,382
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ruth Calderon has a PhD in Talmud from Hebrew University and was elected to the Israeli Knesset in January 2013. She became a national celebrity when she taught a page of Talmud in the Israeli parliament, arguing that the text was the heritage of the entire Jewish people. She is founder and former director of Elul Beit Midrash in Jerusalem and founder and chair of Alma: Home for Hebrew Culture in Tel Aviv. 

Ilana Kurshan is the books editor of Lilith magazine. She is the author of Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? as well as several articles about Talmud, literature, and Jewish life.

Table of Contents


The Imaginative Map

The Fishpond


The Other Side

Beloved Rabbi



A Bride for One Night



The Matron

The Goblet

The Knife

He and His Son

Sorrow in the Cave


The Beruria Incident

Yishmael, My Son, Bless Me


Selected Bibliography

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