By Ruth Calderon,Ilana Kurshan
Ruth Calderon has lately electrified the Jewish international together with her teachings of talmudic texts. during this quantity, her first to seem in English, she deals a desirable window into many of the liveliest and so much colourful tales within the Talmud. Calderon rewrites talmudic stories as richly imagined fictions, drawing us into the lives of such characters because the girl who hazards her existence for a sister suspected of adultery; a humble schoolteacher who rescues his village from drought; and a spouse who attire as a prostitute to seduce her pious husband of their backyard. respiring new lifestyles into an historical textual content, A Bride for One Night bargains a shocking and provocative learn, either for an individual already intimate with the Talmud or for an individual drawn to some of the most influential works of Jewish literature.
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