[Bin Gorion's] crowning achievement was Mimekor Yisrael, a multilayered compendium of post-biblical Jewish lore and demonology." —Commentary
One of the most extraordinary publishing events in my memory—a huge source of discoveries of the quintessential Jewish experience." —Nat Hentoff
This is a most important collection, actually unique in its field. I recommend it to all good readers." —Isaac Bashevis Singer
It is wonderful to have this treasure trove of Jewish Folktales finally available in English." —Bruno Bettelheim
Indispensable to anyone wishing to learn and explore the beauty of ancient Jewish legends." —Elie Wiesel
For this new edition, Dan Ben-Amos has added commentary, historical identification of personalities and events, extensive headnotes, and a survey of relevant editions and sources. A truly monumental work.