Tree of Souls
"Brilliant... Read this book."
"A single read-through simply cannot do the book justice."
Association of Jewish Libraries
"This is a book I turn to again and again and again with new "Aha!" insights from every single page."
Baltimore Jewish Times
"An array of sources from The Bible and Zohar to the stories of Franz Kafka."
"This remarkable work will be of interest to both the scholar and the browser."
Tree of Souls
is critically acclaimed, and it is a staple on academic bookshelves."
Canadian Jewish News
"An extraordinary scholarly achievement."
Chicago Jewish News
"Driven by ... conviction."
"A charming, illuminating book."
"Schwartz's book is monumental."
[Schwartz's] extensive research in compiling this wonderful resource is obvious."
(excerpt from "The Flying Shoe")
: "Every imaginable subject, from every historical era, in every conceivable genre."
"Captivating - how rare it is to have so many Jewish sources... at one's fingertips!"
"[Schwartz] has done us a great service by anthologizing this eclectic and enlightening collection."
The Jerusalem Report
"Impressive" and "Revolutionary"
The Jerusalem Post
"Follows in the footsteps of some of the great collections of Jewish stories."
Jewish Book World
"Schwartz writes with a riveting, imaginative literary sensibility and a storytellerís gift of narrative."
This is that rare book that is both a fascinating read for the non-specialist and turning point for scholarship."
Journal of Popular Culture
(.pdf) "A treasure trove for storytellers."
"Excellent book of wondrous stories. Highly Recommended."
Magill Book Review
"A book length
with rich tastes everywhere ripe for the plucking."
"Cherished and enjoyed by all readers."
Professional Jewish Educator
"New and Exciting"
Reference Resources in Religion, Mythology, Folklore
"A comprehensive source."
Reform Judaism Magazine
the preeminent reteller of Jewish stories."
"One masterful volume that provides fresh insight."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"This reference book of Jewish myths is accessible to nonspecialists as well as scholars."
More to come!!