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Wonder Stories from Worms

The “miracle stories” (Ma'aseh Nisim) written up by the Worms’ community servant Juspa Shammes tell of miracles, threats, survival, love and jealousy, revenge and murder, seductive queens and cackling geese.

Mayse nisim by Juspa Shammes (Yuspa Shammash)
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Mayse nisim by Juspa Shammes (Yuspa Shammash)
An important early modern Yiddish collection of medieval tales and legends about the Jewish community of Worms, its origins and history and its great rabbinical leaders collected by Juspa Shammes (Yuspa Shammash). Just scroll through the Hebrew printed pages from the 17th century.

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