Jewish Moroccan Tales

Jewish Moroccan Tales

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Table of Content

Preface: The Extraordinary in Storytelling in Jewish Morocco

The Rabbi Who Summarized the Talmud (1013-1103)
The Scroll of Tislit (1142 – 1391)
The Tale of the Torah Scroll and the Chariot (1391)
The Rabbi and the King’s Daughter (1420e)
The Tale of the Rabbi and the Lion of Tlemcen (1420-1440)
Yhia the Sweet (1600e)
Avi Hatsira and the Flying Straw Mat (1600e)
Samuel and King Zeidan (1603-1650)
The Legend of the Ten Messengers (1603-1650)
Rabbi Yehuda the Great (1672-1727)
The Lion’s Den in the Jewish Quarter (1672-1727)
Rabbi Haim and the Magic Mirror (1672-1727)
Rabbi Haim in the Lion’s Den (1672-1727)
Rabbi Haim and the Jewish Pirate (1672-1727)
The Cave of Oufran (1792)
Rabbi Pinto and the Wealthy Pagan (1758-1845)
Jewish Saints and Moslem Pilgrims (1800e)
The Tale of Solika-the-Just (1817-1834)
Solika-the-Just and Queen Esther (1817-1834)
Charity and the Overflowing River (1808-1880)
Justice for All in Jewish Courts (1808-1880)
David O’ Moshé and the Chariot of Fire (1822 – 1859)
The Conversion of AbdAllah Yakub (1880e)
The Tale of the Roaring Lion (1880e)
The Prince and the Queen of Jnun (1880e)
The Tale of the Pious and the Spice Garden (undetermined)
The Tale of the Oil Vessel and the Famine (1880e)
The Boy Who Did Not Observe the Silence Ritual (undetermined)
The Tale of the Impatient Groom (undetermined)
The Tale of the Bride Snatched by the Prince of the Jnun (undetermined)
The Tale of the Wealthy Man and the Sage (undetermined)
The Tale of the Wise and Compassionate King (undetermined)
The Rabbi Who Moved Clouds to Bless the Moon (1876-1912)
Baba Dudu of Taroudant (1900e)
Rabbi Pinhas and the Governor (1950e)
Priesthood Settlements in Morocco (1950e)
Rabbi Eliahu Ha Cohen the Governor of Casablanca (1958e)
Baba Sali and the Hostile Governor (1890-1984)
Wandering from Tarkelil to Israel (1950-1960)

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