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The legends of the Jews - by Louis Ginzberg - PDF collection

The legends of the Jews - Collection 

The legends of the Jews




The legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Translated by Boaz Cohen


The Legends of the Jews is a chronological compilation of Aggadah from hundreds of biblical legends in Mishnah, Talmud, and Midrash. 

The compilation consists of seven volumes (four volumes of narrative texts and two volumes of footnotes with a volume of the index) synthesized by Louis Ginzberg in a manuscript written in the German language. In 1913, it was translated by Henrietta Szold. It was published in Philadelphia by the Jewish Publication Society of America from 1909 to 1938.
 
The author:  Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was a Talmudist and leading figure in the Conservative Movement of Judaism of the twentieth century. He was born in Kaunas, Vilna Governorate and he died in New York City.

Contents of the volumes


I. Bible times and characters from the creation to Jacob -- II. Bible times and characters from Joseph to the exodus -- III. Bible times and characters from the exodus to the death of Moses -- IV. From Joshua to Esther. -- V. Notes to volumes I and II from the creation to the exodus -- VI. Notes to v. III and IV from Moses in the wilderness to Esther -- VII. Index, by Boaz Cohen

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Download Volume  1: Bible times and characters from the creation to Jacob


Download Volume 2 Bible Times and Characters From Joseph to the Exodus


Download Volume 3: Bible Times and Characters From the Exodus to the Death of Moses


Download Volume 4 From Joshua to Esther.


Download Volume 5: notes to volumes I and II from the creation to the exodus


Download Volume  6:  Notes to v. III and IV from Moses in the wilderness to Esther 


Download Volume 7 Index, by Boaz Cohen


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