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Aleppo Tales

Aleppo Tales

Haim Sabato Hayim Sabato Philip Simpson
4.2/5 (49 ratings)
The Jewish community of Aleppo in Syria, the biblical Aram Soba, is one of the world's most ancient, guardian of the famous Keter Torah scroll, and boasting a synagogue dating back to the Second Temple. This collection of three stories interlaces the history of one Aleppo family?the author's own?with the social and political turmoil spanning over a century, reaching from Syria to France to Israel. A master of Hebrew ancient and modern, Sabato has been hailed as Agnon's successor. Philip Simpson's translation from the originally entitled Emet Mi Eretz Titzmach lifts a veil on a lost world.
Language
English
Pages
269
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Press
ISBN
1592641261
ISBN 13
9781592641260

Aleppo Tales

Haim Sabato Hayim Sabato Philip Simpson
4.2/5 (49 ratings)
The Jewish community of Aleppo in Syria, the biblical Aram Soba, is one of the world's most ancient, guardian of the famous Keter Torah scroll, and boasting a synagogue dating back to the Second Temple. This collection of three stories interlaces the history of one Aleppo family?the author's own?with the social and political turmoil spanning over a century, reaching from Syria to France to Israel. A master of Hebrew ancient and modern, Sabato has been hailed as Agnon's successor. Philip Simpson's translation from the originally entitled Emet Mi Eretz Titzmach lifts a veil on a lost world.
Language
English
Pages
269
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Press
ISBN
1592641261
ISBN 13
9781592641260

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