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Two she-bears

Meir Shalev

Two she-bears

by Meir Shalev

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from Hebrew of: Shetayim dubim.

    Other titles2 she bears
    StatementMeir Shalev ; translated from the Hebrew by Stuart Schoffman
    ContributionsSchoffman, Stuart, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5054.S384 S5413 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 pages
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27215255M
    ISBN 100805243291
    ISBN 109780805243291
    LC Control Number2016001663
    OCLC/WorldCa933420249

      One of Israel’s most celebrated novelists—the acclaimed author of A Pigeon and a Boy—gives us a story of village love and vengeance in the early days of British Palestine that is still being played out two generations later. “In the year three farmers committed suicide here but contrary to the chronicles of our committee and the conclusions of the British . Two she-bears (bears perhaps robbed of their whelps) came out of an adjacent wood, and presently killed forty-two children, v. Now in this, (1.) Now in this, (1.) The prophet must be justified, for he did it by divine impulse.

      It’s been awhile since the last installment of this series (lots more to come), but this one should be fairly straightforward. 2 Kings –24 tells of the prophet Elisha calling a curse down upon a group of “children” (KJV), “youths” (NIV), “boys,” (NRSV/ESV), or “lads” (NASB), resulting in two bears (she-bears, if you must. The Siege and Famine of Samaria 28 Then the king asked her, “What is the matter?” And she answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give up your son, that we may eat him, and tomorrow we will eat my son.’ 29 So we boiled my son and ate him, and the next day I said to her, ‘Give up your son, and we will eat him.’ But she has hidden her son.” 30 When the king heard the words of .

    Two She-Bears Non-fiction [ edit ] Bible Now, a book containing interpretations of Hebrew Bible stories from his personal point of view, which first appeared in Born: מאיר שלו, J (age 71), Nahalal, Israel. Two She-Bears by Meir Shalev | Amazing book I had to share from Penguin Random House Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.


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The book seems to sag beneath its weight. Two She-Bears is the fruit of this enduring aspiration. It is told through the voice of a woman, Ruta, forty-six years old, as she describes the vengeance, the love, the memory and the passion in her family.

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And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two lads of them. - American Standard Version () And turning back, he saw them, and put a curse on them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the wood and put forty-two of the children to death.

- Basic English Bible. Then two female bears came out of the woods and tore up forty-two lads of their number. 25 And he went from there to Mount Carmel, and from there he returned to Samaria. The event described in these verses may seem repulsive to many and totally out of character with the personality of Elisha, a man who was more peaceful and personal than Elijah.

At once two bears ran out of the woods and ripped to pieces 42 of the boys. Good News Translation. Elisha turned around, glared at them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Then two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys to pieces.

About Two She-Bears One of Israel’s most celebrated novelists—the acclaimed author of A Pigeon and a Boy —gives us a story of village love and vengeance in the early days of British Palestine that is still being played out two generations later.

Referring to a biblical episode in which two she-bears emerge from the woods and kill 42 children, the title presages the acts of violent retribution to come.

Heavy though it is, the book is leavened by a humane, comedic, and romantic : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. "A rifle, a cow, a tree, and a woman[ ] and the rifle was not only the hero of this plot, it was also the one who wrote it.” In the British authorities recorded three suicides in a moshava—a Jewish colony—but one of these deaths, as everyone in the community knew, was a murder, never mentioned again.

Decades later, while interviewed by a researcher on the. Two She-Bears Written by Meir Shalev Stuart Schoffman (trans.) Review by Ann Chamberlin Inbefore the founding of the state of Israel, Ze’ev Tavori settles in a new cooperative agricultural moshav.

Book Review: “Two She-Bears” by Meir Shalev Meir Shalev’s latest novel is a deeply uncomfortable exploration of man’s shortcomings and proclivity toward violence. But to answer the question regarding the meaning of the two she-bears, St. Caesarius of Arles has a very interesting explanation: “Now according to the letter, dearly beloved, we are to believe, as mentioned above, that blessed Elisha was aroused with God’s zeal to correct the people, rather than moved by unwholesome anger, when he.

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by Meir Shalev. Read an Excerpt Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Two She-Bears. A versatile writer of fiction, memoir, biblical studies, and children’s stories, Shalev (A Pigeon and a Boy) delivers a stunning, Faulknerian novel .Two She-Bears: A Novel Author(s): Meir Shalev Translator(s): Stuart Schoffman,Sc hocken Is a proclivity to violence and vengeance a gender and/or regional trait?

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