Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions.

By: Patai, RaphaelContributor(s): Bar-Itzhak, HayaPublisher: Armonk : Routledge, 2012Copyright date: ©2013Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (674 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780765682956Subject(s): Jews -- Folklore -- Encyclopedias.;Jews -- Social life and customs -- EncyclopediasGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and TraditionsDDC classification: 398.2089 LOC classification: GR98 -- .E56 2012ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Contents -- List of Color Plates -- Editors, Editorial Board and Contributors -- Introduction -- A -- Aaron -- Abraham -- Adam -- Afghanistan, Jews of -- Afterlife -- Age and the Aged -- Agnon, S.Y. -- Alchemy -- Alexander, Tamar -- Alphabet of Ben Sira -- Amulets -- Angel of Death -- Angels -- Animal Folktales -- Animals -- An-Ski, S. -- Anthologies -- Ararat -- Asmodeus -- Attias, Moshe -- Ausubel, Nathan -- Av, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Av) -- Av, Ninth of (Tisha Be'Av) -- B -- Ba'al Shem Tov (Besht) -- Badchan (Jester) -- Balaam -- Bałaban, Mayer (Meir) -- Bar and Bat Mitzvah -- Bar Kochba, Shimeon -- Bar-Itzhak, Haya -- Bashevis-Singer, Isaac -- Ben Ham'elekhVe'ha'nazir -- Ben-Amos, Dan -- Berdyczewski (Bin-Gorion) , Micha Josef -- Bialik, Haim Nachman -- Birth -- Blessing God -- Blood Libel -- Bride Price -- Bronner, Simon J. -- Brother-Sister Marriage -- Bulgaria, Jews of -- C -- Cahan, Y.L. -- Cain and Abel -- Canada, Jews of -- Cemetery -- Charms, Books of -- Chelm, The Wise of -- Circumcision and Birth Ceremony for Girls -- Costume -- Czechoslovakia, Jews of -- D -- David, King -- Death -- Demon -- Demonology -- Dialect Stories, Jewish-American -- Dreams -- Druyanow, Alter -- Dundes, Alan -- Dybbuk -- E -- Edot : A Quarterly forFolklore and Ethnology -- Egg -- Elijah the Prophet -- Elisha Ben-Avuyah -- Ellis Island -- Esther -- Esther Scroll -- Estherke -- Ethiopia, Jews of -- Eve -- Exemplum -- F -- Fable -- Folk Art -- Folk Belief -- Folk Dance, Jewish and Israeli -- Folk Medicine -- Folk Music and Song -- Folk Narratives in Israel -- Folk Narratives in Rabbinic Literature -- Folk Narratives in the Bible -- Folk Narratives in the Middle Ages -- Folk Narratives, Immigration and Absorption -- Folk Narratives, Sephardi -- Folk Songs and Poetry, Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) -- Folk Songs and Poetry, North African.
Folk Songs, Israeli -- Food and Foodways -- Frenkel, Gizela -- G -- Gaster, Moses -- Gaster, Theodor H. -- Georgia, Jews of -- Germany, Jews of -- Ginzberg, Louis -- Goldberg-Mulkiewicz, Olga -- Golem -- Greece, Jews of -- Grünwald, Max -- H -- Haggadah of Passover -- Hagiography -- Hair Covering, Women -- Hanukkah -- Hanukkah Lamp -- Hasan-Rokem, Galit -- Hasidic Tales -- Head Covering, Men -- Hebron -- Hershele Ostropoler -- Holocaust Folklore -- Humor -- Hungary, Jews of -- I -- Ibn Ezra, Abraham -- Iconography -- Illuminated Manuscripts -- Independence Day -- India, Jews of -- Internet Folklore -- Iran, Jews of -- Iraq , Jews of -- Isaac -- Israel Folktale Archives -- Isserles, Moses BenIsrael, Rabbi (Rama) -- Italy , Jews of -- J -- Jacob (Ya'acov) -- Jacobs, Joseph -- Jason, Heda -- Jerusalem and the Temple -- Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore, Journal -- Joha -- Joke -- Jonah, Book of -- Joseph -- K -- Kabbalah -- Kadman, Gurit -- Karaites, Eastern European -- Ketubbah -- Kibbutz, Folklore of -- Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara -- Kurdistan, Jews of -- L -- Lag Ba'Omer -- Lamps and Candles -- Languages, Jewish -- Languages, Struggle Between -- Leah -- Legend -- Lévy, Isaac Jack -- Lewinski, Yom-Tov -- Lilienthal, Regina -- Lilith -- Lullabies -- M -- Ma'aseh Book(Mayse Bukh) -- "Ma'aseh Yerushalmi," The Story of theJerusalemite -- Magic -- Manger, Itzik -- Maqama -- Marriage -- Meir Ba'al Ha'Nes, Rabb -- Memorial Day -- Menorah -- Messiah and Redeemer -- Mezuzah -- Midrash -- Mimuna Festival -- Minhag (Custom) -- Minhag Books (Books of Custom) -- Minyan -- Mizrah -- Monsters and Other Mythological Creatures -- Month -- Moses -- Mother (Hannah, Miriam) and Her Seven Sons -- Moykher Sforim, Mendele -- Museums (Vernacular) in Israel -- Museums, Jewish -- N -- New Year Cards -- Noah -- North Africa, Jews of -- Noy, Dov -- O -- Olswanger, Immanuel.
Oring, Elliott -- Oseh Pele -- P -- Papercut -- Parable -- Passover -- Patai, Raphael -- Peretz, Isaac Leib -- Pinto, Rabbi Haim -- Plants -- Poland, Jews of -- Pope, Jewish -- Prayer -- Prochownik, Abraham -- Proverb -- Psalms -- Purim -- Purimshpil -- Q -- Qinah (Lament) -- R -- Rabbah bar bar Hannah -- Rabbinic Literature -- Rachel -- Rambam (Maimonides) -- Rappoport, Angelo Salomon -- Rebekah -- Reshumot -- Riddles -- Romania, Jews of -- Rosh Ha'Shana -- Russia, Jews of -- Ruth -- S -- Sabar, Shalom -- Sadan, Dov -- Safed, Legends of -- Samael -- Samaritans -- Sambation -- Samson and Delilah -- Sarah -- Satan -- Schwarzbaum, Haim -- Sea -- Seamen Tales and Traditions -- Seder Plate -- Segel, Benjamin Wolf -- Sehrane -- Shabazi, Shalom -- Shabbat -- Shavuot (The Feast of Weeks) -- Shenhar, Aliza -- Shimeon Bar Yohai -- Shiviti-Menorah -- Shofar -- Sholem Aleichem -- Shtetl -- Shtyyah Stone -- Shvat, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Shvat) -- Simchat Torah Flags -- Siporin, Steve -- Solomon, King -- Spain, Jews of -- Stones -- Sukkot -- Symbols -- T -- Tamar -- Tobit, The Book of -- Tombstones -- Torah Ark -- Torah Ceremonial Objects -- Torah Ornaments -- Trachtenberg, Joshua -- Tribes, Ten Lost -- Turkey, Jews of -- Tzitzit -- U -- United States, Jews of -- W -- Wahl, Saul -- Wandering Jew -- Wedding -- Women in Rabbinic Literature -- Wonder Tale -- Writing -- Y -- Yassif, Eli -- Yeda Am -- Yemen, Jews of -- Yom Kippur -- Yosef dela Reina,The Story of (Ma'asehYosef dela Reina) -- Z -- Zipporah -- Appendices -- The Hebrew Bible -- Rabbinic Literature -- Medieval Compilations -- Anthologies of Jewish Folklore -- Index.
Summary: This multicultural reference work on Jewish folklore, legends, customs, and other elements of folklife is the first of its kind.
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Cover -- Title -- Contents -- List of Color Plates -- Editors, Editorial Board and Contributors -- Introduction -- A -- Aaron -- Abraham -- Adam -- Afghanistan, Jews of -- Afterlife -- Age and the Aged -- Agnon, S.Y. -- Alchemy -- Alexander, Tamar -- Alphabet of Ben Sira -- Amulets -- Angel of Death -- Angels -- Animal Folktales -- Animals -- An-Ski, S. -- Anthologies -- Ararat -- Asmodeus -- Attias, Moshe -- Ausubel, Nathan -- Av, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Av) -- Av, Ninth of (Tisha Be'Av) -- B -- Ba'al Shem Tov (Besht) -- Badchan (Jester) -- Balaam -- Bałaban, Mayer (Meir) -- Bar and Bat Mitzvah -- Bar Kochba, Shimeon -- Bar-Itzhak, Haya -- Bashevis-Singer, Isaac -- Ben Ham'elekhVe'ha'nazir -- Ben-Amos, Dan -- Berdyczewski (Bin-Gorion) , Micha Josef -- Bialik, Haim Nachman -- Birth -- Blessing God -- Blood Libel -- Bride Price -- Bronner, Simon J. -- Brother-Sister Marriage -- Bulgaria, Jews of -- C -- Cahan, Y.L. -- Cain and Abel -- Canada, Jews of -- Cemetery -- Charms, Books of -- Chelm, The Wise of -- Circumcision and Birth Ceremony for Girls -- Costume -- Czechoslovakia, Jews of -- D -- David, King -- Death -- Demon -- Demonology -- Dialect Stories, Jewish-American -- Dreams -- Druyanow, Alter -- Dundes, Alan -- Dybbuk -- E -- Edot : A Quarterly forFolklore and Ethnology -- Egg -- Elijah the Prophet -- Elisha Ben-Avuyah -- Ellis Island -- Esther -- Esther Scroll -- Estherke -- Ethiopia, Jews of -- Eve -- Exemplum -- F -- Fable -- Folk Art -- Folk Belief -- Folk Dance, Jewish and Israeli -- Folk Medicine -- Folk Music and Song -- Folk Narratives in Israel -- Folk Narratives in Rabbinic Literature -- Folk Narratives in the Bible -- Folk Narratives in the Middle Ages -- Folk Narratives, Immigration and Absorption -- Folk Narratives, Sephardi -- Folk Songs and Poetry, Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) -- Folk Songs and Poetry, North African.

Folk Songs, Israeli -- Food and Foodways -- Frenkel, Gizela -- G -- Gaster, Moses -- Gaster, Theodor H. -- Georgia, Jews of -- Germany, Jews of -- Ginzberg, Louis -- Goldberg-Mulkiewicz, Olga -- Golem -- Greece, Jews of -- Grünwald, Max -- H -- Haggadah of Passover -- Hagiography -- Hair Covering, Women -- Hanukkah -- Hanukkah Lamp -- Hasan-Rokem, Galit -- Hasidic Tales -- Head Covering, Men -- Hebron -- Hershele Ostropoler -- Holocaust Folklore -- Humor -- Hungary, Jews of -- I -- Ibn Ezra, Abraham -- Iconography -- Illuminated Manuscripts -- Independence Day -- India, Jews of -- Internet Folklore -- Iran, Jews of -- Iraq , Jews of -- Isaac -- Israel Folktale Archives -- Isserles, Moses BenIsrael, Rabbi (Rama) -- Italy , Jews of -- J -- Jacob (Ya'acov) -- Jacobs, Joseph -- Jason, Heda -- Jerusalem and the Temple -- Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore, Journal -- Joha -- Joke -- Jonah, Book of -- Joseph -- K -- Kabbalah -- Kadman, Gurit -- Karaites, Eastern European -- Ketubbah -- Kibbutz, Folklore of -- Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara -- Kurdistan, Jews of -- L -- Lag Ba'Omer -- Lamps and Candles -- Languages, Jewish -- Languages, Struggle Between -- Leah -- Legend -- Lévy, Isaac Jack -- Lewinski, Yom-Tov -- Lilienthal, Regina -- Lilith -- Lullabies -- M -- Ma'aseh Book(Mayse Bukh) -- "Ma'aseh Yerushalmi," The Story of theJerusalemite -- Magic -- Manger, Itzik -- Maqama -- Marriage -- Meir Ba'al Ha'Nes, Rabb -- Memorial Day -- Menorah -- Messiah and Redeemer -- Mezuzah -- Midrash -- Mimuna Festival -- Minhag (Custom) -- Minhag Books (Books of Custom) -- Minyan -- Mizrah -- Monsters and Other Mythological Creatures -- Month -- Moses -- Mother (Hannah, Miriam) and Her Seven Sons -- Moykher Sforim, Mendele -- Museums (Vernacular) in Israel -- Museums, Jewish -- N -- New Year Cards -- Noah -- North Africa, Jews of -- Noy, Dov -- O -- Olswanger, Immanuel.

Oring, Elliott -- Oseh Pele -- P -- Papercut -- Parable -- Passover -- Patai, Raphael -- Peretz, Isaac Leib -- Pinto, Rabbi Haim -- Plants -- Poland, Jews of -- Pope, Jewish -- Prayer -- Prochownik, Abraham -- Proverb -- Psalms -- Purim -- Purimshpil -- Q -- Qinah (Lament) -- R -- Rabbah bar bar Hannah -- Rabbinic Literature -- Rachel -- Rambam (Maimonides) -- Rappoport, Angelo Salomon -- Rebekah -- Reshumot -- Riddles -- Romania, Jews of -- Rosh Ha'Shana -- Russia, Jews of -- Ruth -- S -- Sabar, Shalom -- Sadan, Dov -- Safed, Legends of -- Samael -- Samaritans -- Sambation -- Samson and Delilah -- Sarah -- Satan -- Schwarzbaum, Haim -- Sea -- Seamen Tales and Traditions -- Seder Plate -- Segel, Benjamin Wolf -- Sehrane -- Shabazi, Shalom -- Shabbat -- Shavuot (The Feast of Weeks) -- Shenhar, Aliza -- Shimeon Bar Yohai -- Shiviti-Menorah -- Shofar -- Sholem Aleichem -- Shtetl -- Shtyyah Stone -- Shvat, Fifteenth of (Tu Be'Shvat) -- Simchat Torah Flags -- Siporin, Steve -- Solomon, King -- Spain, Jews of -- Stones -- Sukkot -- Symbols -- T -- Tamar -- Tobit, The Book of -- Tombstones -- Torah Ark -- Torah Ceremonial Objects -- Torah Ornaments -- Trachtenberg, Joshua -- Tribes, Ten Lost -- Turkey, Jews of -- Tzitzit -- U -- United States, Jews of -- W -- Wahl, Saul -- Wandering Jew -- Wedding -- Women in Rabbinic Literature -- Wonder Tale -- Writing -- Y -- Yassif, Eli -- Yeda Am -- Yemen, Jews of -- Yom Kippur -- Yosef dela Reina,The Story of (Ma'asehYosef dela Reina) -- Z -- Zipporah -- Appendices -- The Hebrew Bible -- Rabbinic Literature -- Medieval Compilations -- Anthologies of Jewish Folklore -- Index.

This multicultural reference work on Jewish folklore, legends, customs, and other elements of folklife is the first of its kind.

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