"Kimmel's retelling aptly captures the ethnic origins of the collection, detailed in a foreword, and a last chapter, 'Hershel's Sayings,' is a treat. (Fiction/folklore. 6-10)"
Ten tales about the legendary Jewish trickster Hershel, including stories in which he outwits his own family, a bandit who tries to rob him, a local rabbi, an angel, and a count, and one in which he is outwitted by another trickster but gets revenge.
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