Sefer HaAggadah (The Book of Legends) is a compilation of Aggadot that was compiled and edited by Hayim Nahman Bialik and Yhoshua Hanna Ravnitzky. Buy a cheap copy of Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah: by Y.H. Rawnitzky. The first complete English translation of the Hebrew classic Sefer Ha-Aggadah. The Book of Legends Sefer Ha-Aggadah by William G. Braude, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Lou Haarstick rated it it was amazing Aug 10, I read this constantly in no particular page order. Here, the reader who wants to explore traditional Jewish views on a legehds subject is treated to a selection of relevant texts at his fingertips but will soon become immersed in a way of thinking, exploring, and questioning that is the hallmark of Jewish inquiry. Halakah to Bialik is the implementation of the lessons learned from Aggadah, it is “a defined attitude towards life.

The Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah

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Rona Sharon rated it it was amazing May 15, Jesus went beside her and write something on the sand using a stick. You will definitely enjoy and learn more from all the untold bible stories and parables. To this extent, I was disappointed by this book. Want to Read saving…. The Aggadah was very important to the Israelites.


Loosely translated as “legends”, Aggadah includes the genres of biblical exegesis, stories about biblical characters, the sever of the Talmudic era sages and their contemporary history, parables, proverbs, and folklore. Books by Hayyim Nahman Bialik.

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Then one by one, the men fled. During that time when the men are about to throw stones lfgends Magdalene. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Jackie rated it really liked it Aug 24, Their reason is that the Babylonian Talmud is better known to the public. Feb 15, Stephy rated it it was amazing Shelves: One does zefer sit down and read it. English readers are very fortunate to be able at last to avail themselves of this extraordinary compilation.

Mar 10, Taylor rated it liked it Shelves: Please try again later. Bialik and Ravnitzky chose Aggadah ha-agagdah the non-legal portions of the Talmud and Midrash — for their anthology. The first is hardening inertia, compulsion and submission; the second, continuous renewal, freedom and spontaneity. Michael Fessler rated it really liked it Sep 29, Ha-aggqdah and Ravnitzky chose Aggadah — the non-legal portions of the Talmud and Midrash — for their anthology.

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John Ervin rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Rick Skinner rated it liked it Jul 07, First published in Odessa init was recognized immediately as a masterwork in its own right, and reprinted numerous times in Israel.

Just about all early Jewish non-legal teachings come under the banner of Aggadah: Halakah and Aggadah [ edit ] In Hayim Nahman Bialik published an essay titled Halakah and Aggadah where he elaborates on the role of Halakah torah law and Aggadah lore as two key elements in Judaism that can only work hand in hand. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He may be talking about the implementation of the morals and ethics that people learn from the rich Jewish Aggadic literature.


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Nov 10, Pages Buy. Ilana rated it really liked it Dec 25, Bok you are unaware of Hebrew Literature, this excellent compendium of Jewish Cultural heritage is a great place to start. This book should be a fixture in the library of every serious Jew. When they were finally written down, neither were they compiled into a single organized book.

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The Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah: Legends from the Talmud and Midrash by Hayyim Nahman Bialik

One samples it day by day, and then starts over aga This is a huge pages of collected Rabbinic legends, dreams and teachings legrnds a book first published in Hebrew over eighty years ago. Refresh and try again. Utamaro rated it it was amazing Feb 07, The correspondences with ancient yoga beliefs are extraordinary.