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    Sage Tales
    Sage Tales
    Wisdom and Wonder from the Rabbis of the Talmud
    In learning the quirky tales of the Rabbis of the Talmud, we learn about ourselves. The classic tales of the Jewish sages in the Talmud defined Judaism then and help us find our way even today. In this highly accessible collection of funny, wise and poignant narratives, master teacher Burt Visotzky leads the reader through stories of the Rabbis who lived in the first generations following the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE. Opening up these sage tales to the modern reader, Visotzky illustrates how these ancient stories illuminate modern life s most pressing issues: What is the good way to choose in life? How a family copes with death How a people copes with tragedy (the destruction of Jerusalem, but think 9/11) How we experience God How we find joy For people of all faiths and all backgrounds, this book guides readers through the accumulated wisdom of a millennium of wise narrative. Organized in twenty-two engaging chapters one for each letter of the Hebrew alphabet the book also includes a detailed glossary, a guide to the rabbis and other characters in the stories, the complete texts, the original sources, and suggestions for further reading.
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    Book Author
    Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky
    Genre Jewish , Religion & Beliefs
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459669550
    Publisher
    Jewish Lights Publishing
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    07-Aug-2013

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