Bibliography of Selected Stories


The Jewish world is blessed with many wonderful anthologies of stories and parables. A few of my favorites are listed below:



Ausubel, Nathan. A Treasury of Jewish Folklore: Stories, Traditions, Legends, Humor, Wisdom and Folk Songs of the Jewish People (Crown, 1949 ).


Buber, Martin. Tales of the Hasidim: The Early Masters (Schocken, 1947).

Buber, Martin. Tales of the Hasidim; The Later Masters by Martin Buber (Schocken, 1948).

Gellman, Marc. Does God Have a Big Toe? Stories About Stories In the Bible (Harper Collins, 1989).


Mandelbaum, Yitta Halberstam. Holy Brother: Inspiring Stories and Enchanted Tales about Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach (Jason Aronson, 2002).


Schram, Penninah. Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another (Jason Aronson, 1996).


Schwartz, Howard. The Dream Assembly: Stories of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (Amity, 1988).