Folktales of Israel by Dov Noy

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .

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Statementedited by Dov Noy, with the assistance of Dan Ben-Amos ; translated by Gene Baharav.
SeriesFolktales of the World, Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
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Open LibraryOL13576373M
OCLC/WorldCa2898718

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Wayne State University publishes a book in honor of 50th anniversary of the Israel Folktales Archives. In the earliest Folktales of Israel book of the modern state of Israel, Dov Noy and his students went into the field and recorded folktales recounted by local storytellers.

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Established by the folklorist Dov Noy in the s, the IFA is the only archive of its kind in Israel and serves as a center. This is the third book in the multi-volume series in the tradition of Louis Ginzberg’s timeless classic, Legends of the Jews. The tales here and the others in this series have been selected from the Israel Folktale Archives (IFA), named in Honor of Dov Noy, at The University of Haifa, a treasure house of Jewish lore that has remained largely unavailable to the entire world until now.

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Other volumes can be found here. The tales here and the others in this series have been selected from the Israel Folktale Archives (IFA), named in Honor of Dov Noy, at The University of Haifa, a treasure house of Jewish lore that has remained largely unavailable to the entire world until now.

A collection of seventy-one folktales from the Israeli Folktale Archives, established by Dov Noy in order to preserve the diverse oral traditions of the many Jewish communities immigrating to Israel in the first few decades of its existence as a nation.

Divided into nine sections, including: The Righteous; The Covetous; Talking Animals; Kings and Commoners; Clever Jews; Husbands and Wives; Heroes and Heroines; /5(1). Tales from the Sephardic Dispersion begins the most important collection of Jewish folktales ever published. It is the first volume in Folktales of the Jews, the five-volume series to be released over the next several years, in the tradition of Louis Ginzberg's classic, Legends of the Jews.

Farah Aboubakr here analyses a selection of folktales edited, compiled and translated by Ibrahim Muhawi and Sharif Kanaana in Speak, Bird, Speak Again (). In addition to the folktales themselves, Muhawi and Kanaana's collection is renowned for providing readers with extensive folkloric, historical and anthropological annotations.

The research for the book is based upon 4, folk stories told by Sepharadic Jews. This Includes all the story collections published in Israel in Ladino and Hebrew; all the Sepharadic stories in I.F.A. (Israel Folklore Archives); and a substantial field work by the author (roughly stories).

Haya Bar-Itzhak is Academic Head of Israel Folktale Archives and chair of the folklore division of the Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of Haifa.

Among other books, she is author of Jewish Poland—Legends of Origin: Ethnopoetics and Legendary Chronicles (Wayne State University Press, ) and co-author of.

IFA has the largest collection of Jewish folktales in Israel and the world over. The folktales, the way they are narrated, and the changes introduced into them are recorded, classified and sorted by the archives. IFA initiates folktale research in concert with Israeli and foreign research institutes, and publishes scientific editions from its.

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Since the creation of the State of Israel, the Israel Folktale Archives at The University of Haifa, Israel (IFA) has collected more t tales from newly arrived immigrants, long-lost stories shared by their families from around the world.

The tales come from the major ethno-linguistic communities of the Jewish world and are representative of a wide variety of subjects and motifs.

The Germanic peoples are of Northern European origin. They are identified by their use of the Germanic languages and similar culture. The collection of Germanic folktales consists of nine books with folktales: 28 Scandinavian folktales, 40 German folktales, English folktales, 21 Dutch folktales, 15 Norwegian folktales and 28 Swedish folktales.

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But as a literary figure he never dies. The nearly stories in this lovely volume are from Sephardic oral literature and ethnic culture. Jewish folklore are legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of Judaism.

Folktales are characterized by the presence of unusual personages, by the sudden transformation of men into beasts and vice versa, or by other unnatural incidents. A number of aggadic stories bear folktale characteristics.

The Israel Folktale Archives (IFA) were established in by Prof. Dov Noy, under the auspices and framework of the Museum of Ethnology and Folklore of the Haifa Municipality. As from the Archive is situated in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa and. A general survey of the basic components of Jewish folklore, written by the founder of folklore studies in Israel.

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Center for Israel Studies Presents a Festival of Jewish Storytelling Honoring Peninnah Schram on November 6. Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies will present “Folktales of Israel: A Festival of Jewish Storytelling” on November 6, The festival, co-sponsored by Stern College for Women, the Yeshiva University Museum and the American Zionist Movement, is free and open to the.

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