By Peninnah Schram
The different types of tales present in this glorious assortment (described by way of Peninnah Schram as "frame and chain stories") were extensively well known in either Jewish and non-Jewish literary traditions. seeing that Jews have lived in such a lot of areas, they've been prompted via the tales informed by means of their surrounding associates. for instance, this style of stories has been specifically well known within the Jewish tales of the center East, having been inspired via the constitution and contents of Arabic literature.
Stories inside Stories comprises fifty tales, regularly made from folktales. numerous different types of tales are interspersed in order that a funny tale is by means of a romantic story, that's by way of a non secular story, that's by means of a tall story, and so forth. The tales come from a number of ethnic groups represented within the Israel Folktale documents together with Morocco, Iraq, Kurdistan, Persia, Yemen, and jap Europe.
Gifted and hugely acclaimed storyteller Peninnah Schram contributes to the ever-growing library of Jewish folklore collections, therefore actively supporting to revive the wealthy treasures of Jewish oral culture in our modern world.