Jewish Folktales from Morocco: Narrated and Collected in Israel.

Item #17922

Jerusalem: World Zionist Organization, Organization Dept. , Research Section: Haifa Municipality, Ethnological Museum and Folklore Archives, Israel Folktale Archives, 1964. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 179 pages. In Hebrew. Preface in English. Noy is a scholar in Jewish folklore. His books cover a wide range of Jewish folklore: European, North African, Yemenite, and others. Born in Kolomyja, Poland, he graduated from a Polish secondary school, and then immigrated to Palestine where he began his academic studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Noy's contribution to Jewish folklore has been pioneering. He founded and directed the Haifa Ethnological Museum and Folklore Archives (1956–1982) and edited the Israel Folktale Archives Publications series until 1981. He founded the Israel Folklore Archives, the largest treasure of Jewish folktales recorded in Israel. He was director of the Hebrew University Folklore Research Center from 1968 and edited Studies, its journal. He served as the Encyclopaedia Judaica departmental editor for folklore. [Elaine Hoter] SUBJECT(S) : Jews- Folklore; Tales – Morocco. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Northwestern Univ, Univ of Chicago, Universiteit Van Tilburg. ) Bumping to top and bottom of spine. Very minor bumping to corners. Otherwise in Very Good condition. (SEF-6-1).

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