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Rashi's Daughters: Book I: Joheved

By: Anton, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PLUME: 7/14/2012

Seller ID: 9780452288621

ISBN: 0452288622

Condition: USED


The first two novels in a dramatic trilogy set in eleventh-century France about the lives and loves of three daughters of the great Talmud scholar In 1068, the scholar Salomon ben Isaac returns home to Troyes, France, to take over the family winemaking business and embark on a path that will indelibly influence the Jewish world?writing the first Talmud commentary, and secretly teaching Talmud to his daughters. Joheved, the eldest of his three girls, finds her mind and spirit awakened by religious study, but, knowing the risk, she must keep her passion for learning and prayer hidden. ... View more info

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Rashi's Daughters: Book II: Miriam

By: Anton, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PLUME: 7/14/2012

Seller ID: 9780452288638

ISBN: 0452288630

Condition: USED


The engrossing historical series of three sisters living in eleventh-century Troyes, France, continues with the tale of Miriam, the lively and daring middle child of Salomon ben Isaac, the great Talmudic authority. Having no sons, he teaches his daughters the intricacies of Mishnah and Gemara in an era when educating women in Jewish scholarship was unheard of. His middle daughter, Miriam, is determined to bring new life safely into the Troyes Jewish community and becomes a midwife. As devoted as she is to her chosen path, she cannot foresee the ways in which she will be tested and how heavily ... View more info

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Rashi's Daughters: Book One-Joheved

By: Anton, Maggie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 12/12/2012

Seller ID: 9780976305057

ISBN: 0976305054

Condition: USED


Rashi, one of the greatest Jewish scholars who ever lived, had no sons, only three daughters. Much has been written about Rashi and his grandsons, the Tosafot, but almost nothing of his daughters. Legend has it that they were learned in a time when women were forbidden to study the sacred texts. Rashi's Daughters tells the story of these forgotten women. View more info