Maʿaseh Book

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(Heb., ‘Story Book’; Yid., Mayse Bukh).

A collection of anonymous Jewish folk tales. The Maʿaseh Book was first publ. in Yiddish in 1602 and contains 254 stories, including Talmudic aggadah, midrash, legends, jokes, and oral traditions.


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