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Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara Dec 1995

Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara

Judaica Librarianship

The term midrash has a specific meaning and a broader one. Specifically, midrash refers to the post Talmudic body of writings (post-500 C.E.) such as Midrash Rabbah and Pirke de-Rabi Eliezer. In broader terms, midrash has come to mean a Jewish story that explains, clarifies, or elaborates on an event or passage in the Torah.

There are many stories in midrasnhic sources that are appropriate and valuable to retell for children. A retelling of the story "Solomon and the Demon King," for instance, can captivate a fifth grader today who plays computer games and rides a skateboard, just as ...


Najm Al-Din Al-Hutsi, Ashwāq Dāghistān (Full Book), Najm Al-Dīn Al-Hutsi Jan 1995

Najm Al-Din Al-Hutsi, Ashwāq Dāghistān (Full Book), Najm Al-Dīn Al-Hutsi

Rebecca Gould

Dāghistānī, Najm al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Dunūghūnah, 1858-1925 داغستاني، نجم الدين محمد بن دنوغونة، 1858-1925? Title: Ashwāq Dāghistān ilá al-Ḥaram al-Sharīf : maʻa dirāsah tārīkhiyah lil-kifāḥ al-Islāmī fī Dāghistān wa-al-Shīshān / taʼlīf Najm al-Dīn ibn Muḥammad ibn Dunūghūnah al-Dāghistānī ; sharḥ wa-taḥqīq Muḥammad al-Ḥabash. أشواق داغستان إلى الحرم الشريف : مع دراسة تاريخية للكفاح الإسلامي في داغستان والشيشان / تأليف نجم الدين بن محمد بن دنوغونة الداغستاني ؛ شرح وتحقيق محمد الحبش. Edition: al-Ṭabʻah 2. الطبعة 2. Published/Created: Dimashq : Dār al-Nūr, 1995. دمشق : دار النور، 1995.