for Jerusalem of Gold by Howard Schwartz and Neil Waldman
Discover the magic of Jerusalem--the holy city of history, tradition, and hope.
Everything in Jerusalem is sacred--from the dust under one's feet to the sun that shines down on the golden city. It's no wonder that this holy place has been a rich source for the Jewish imagination for the past three thousand years, inspiring countless stories founded in both truth and myth.
Jerusalem of Gold collects some of the finest of these timeless tales from a wide variety of sources, ranging from the Talmud and midrash to Jewish folklore and mysticism. These retellings are beautiful and meaningful, fantastical and true--inviting us to honor the traditions and wisdom of the sacred city.
Full of gorgeous illustrations and fascinating historic background, each story will help you deepen your understanding of the Jewish tradition and the words that have helped it survive.