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Rachel, the rabbi"s wife

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Silvia Tennenbaum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.T289 Rac 1978, PS3570.E646 Rac 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination395 p. ;
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4553055M
ISBN 100688032435
LC Control Number77022578

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No be-wigged handmaiden is this reluctant blue-jeaned rebbetsin, but Rachel's wry distance from her husband Seymour's increasingly conservative congregation somehow seems to balance the rabbi's underlying flak for melodrama and the ""tragic pose"" he occasionally indulges in. In these spell-binding pages, the story of Rachel, wife of the renowned Rabbi Akiva, is brought to life, based on the masterwork of Jewish history, Dorot Harishonim. A vibrant, appealing, and glowing novel, the reader is drawn in to an era long gone but whose spectacular holiness still touches us today. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Rachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל ‎ Rāḥêl, meaning ' ewe ') was a Biblical figure, the favorite of Jacob 's two wives, and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, two of the twelve progenitors of the tribes of Israel. Rachel's father was Laban. Her older sister was Leah, Jacob's first wife. Her aunt Rebekah was Jacob's : Paddan Aram.

The rabbis and wives here are the same! Marriage and reputation are everyth It's difficult to read a book by someone who many characterize as a great writer with a beginner's mind. Many call Chaim Grade the greatest postwar Yiddish prose stylist. This book, a series of three novellas, came out in /5. Rachel (רחל) is the medieval name given to the wife of Rabbi Akiva in the late Avot de-Rabbi Nathan version A (chapter 6). In none of the older sources is a name attached to this woman, although she was well known. Rachel, wife of Rabbi Akiva (Hebrew: רחל אשת רבי עקיבא ‎) was a late 1st-century CE Jewish resident of Judea who is cited by the Talmud and Aggadah as a paragon of the Jewish wife who encourages her husband to pursue Torah study and is willing to make personal sacrifices to achieve that goal. She was the wife of the Tanna Rabbi Akiva, who became one of the Burial place: Tiberias, Israel. Bilhah (בִּלְהָה "unworried", Standard Hebrew Bilha, Tiberian Hebrew Bilhâ) is a woman mentioned in the Book of Genesis. Genesis describes her as Laban's handmaid, who was given to Rachel to be her handmaid on Rachel's marriage to Rachel failed to have children, Rachel gave Bilhah to Jacob as a concubine to bear him children.