Circle Spinning: Jewish Turning and Returning Tales

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Hamsa, 2002 - Jewish folk literature - 112 pages
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Come enter the world of CIRCLE SPINNING: JEWISH TURNING AND RETURNING TALES. In her third book, storyteller and author Cherie Karo Schwartz takes the reader on a pathway of spiraling interwoven stories. Drawing on the ancient jewish tradition of midrashim, she blends her renewing turnings of ancient tales, folk tales, original stories, and poetry into a seamless journey of Four Worlds and Four Elements discovery for dreamers and seekers. This book is enhanced with the superb paper-cut artistry of Lisa Rauchwerger. Her visual midrashim beautifully complement the stories in theme and intention.

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Cherie is a master story teller and (re) weaver! This is a delightful collection of original stories imbued with her unique vision and wisdom. They will seem ancient, but are truly new.
As Rav
Kook said: "The Old Becomes New, and the New Becomes Holy."
I highly recommend.
R. Stephen Booth-Nadav
 

Contents

Yehi Or First Light
12
Elijah and the Poor Mans Wish
26
A Treasure for Shabbos
39
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