Rashi's Daughters, Book I: Joheved

Rashi's Daughters, Book I: Joheved

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The first two novels in a dramatic trilogy set in eleventh-century France about the lives and loves of three daughters of the great Talmud scholar In 1068, the scholar Salomon ben Isaac returns home to Troyes, France, to take over the family winemaking business and embark on a path that will indelibly influence the Jewish world?writing the first Talmud commentary, and secretly teaching Talmud to his daughters. Joheved, the eldest of his three girls, finds her mind and spirit awakened by religious study, but, knowing the risk, she must keep her passion for learning and prayer hidden. When she becomes betrothed to Meir ben Samuel, she is forced to choose between marital happiness and being true to her love of the Talmud. Rich in period detail and drama, Joheved is a must read for fans of Tracy Chevalier?s Girl With a Pearl Earring.During their next session, Salomon was astute enough to see that his studentsa#39; enthusiasm was flagging. He didna#39;t fault them; it was his ... A woman may certainly kindle the Hanukkah light. ... a€œThe Greek oppression affected Jewish women uniquely, since every bride had to submit to the local Greek commander, a€ he replied.


Title:Rashi's Daughters, Book I: Joheved
Author: Maggie Anton
Publisher:Penguin - 2007-07-31
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