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While Standing on One Foot

Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition

by Nina Jaffe

  • 156 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Tales,
  • Legends, Jewish,
  • Anthologies,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Religious / Jewish,
  • Literary recreations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Segal (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7932251M
    ISBN 100805050736
    ISBN 109780805050738

    Steven J. Zeitlin is the author of The Poetry of Everyday Life ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews), Giving a Voice to Sorrow ( avg rating, 1 rati /5. There was an expression common among the rabbis of Jesus’ time, wherein one rabbi would ask another a question, and request that the answer be given while “standing on one foot.” This is a Jewish way of saying, “Be brief in your answer.” And that sort of expression may be behind the question that is Continue reading "The Whole Law, standing on one foot!

    The entire Torah on one foot that Hillel taught him was “that which you hate, don’t do to others–a paraphrase of the command to love your neighbor. “That is the entire Torah,” Hillel told him, “the rest is simply an explanation. Go and learn it!”.   17 Great Authors Who Wrote While Standing. moving only to shift weight from one foot to another. “I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic-book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers. And then I began to realize: entertainment is one of the most important things in people’s lives.

    Eighteen stories testifying to the tradition of quick-thinking mother wit that has saved countless individuals, as well as larger Jewish populations, from harm&#;like the man who, offered a choice of how he'll be put to death, contemplates briefly and replies that he would like to die of old age. After narrating each story up to its denouement, the authors invite readers to come up with a. Both arms unfold next, and one arm gestures or may be placed on the hip or in the pocket. Finally, one person takes the foot forward position, showing acceptance of the other person (image 2). The Leg Cross. One leg is crossed neatly over the other, with 70% of people crossing left over right.


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While Standing on One Foot is an awesome collection of tales. I loved how witty the stories are. This book describes humorous tales and Jewish folklore. If you like stories about people using their wits, this is the book for you.

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While Standing on One Foot book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here are eighteen stories from the Jewish tradition that 4/5. While Standing on One Foot parent guide for PJ Our Way books. PJ Our Way offers free, monthly Jewish chapter books to kids years of age.

Ayn Rand was once asked if she could present the basics of her philosophy, in short form, while standing on one foot. Here’s what she said: or “ Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed ” or “ Wishing won’t make it so.

Reality exists as an objective absolute—facts are facts, independent of man’s feelings, wishes, hopes or fears. While Standing on One Foot Nina Jaffe, Author, John Segal, Illustrator, Steve Zeitlin, With Henry Holt & Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

While Standing on One Foot: Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition Nina Jaffe, Author, John Segal, Illustrator, Steve Zeitlin, With Henry Holt & Company $ (p) ISBN Teaching Writing While Standing on One Foot.

Danberg, Robert Sense Publishers, Book Review This book is an invitation, and is itself a somewhat circuitous reflection on teaching and learning. Directed at writing teachers, much of Danberg’s advice applies to teaching in general, and not just because faculty teach forms of writing in.

Hillel (Hebrew: הלל; variously called Hillel HaGadol, Hillel HaZaken, Hillel HaBavli or HaBavli, was born according to tradition in Babylon c.

BCE, died 10 CE in Jerusalem) was a Jewish religious leader, sage and scholar associated with the development of the Mishnah and the Talmud and the founder of the House of Hillel school of : BCE, Babylon, Parthian Empire.

The standing crotch display can be made even more powerful by adding the thumbs in a belt loop, called the “cowboy pose.” The cowboy pose was made famous by old Western movies.

The third posture where one foot is moved forward, with respect to the other, indicates subtle interest toward the direction in which the foot is advanced. Modern Lessons From Hillel Not much is known about the life of the rabbi and Rabbi Joseph Telushkin's forthcoming book Hillel: can you recite the Torah while standing on one foot, yes.

Introducing Objectivism. The following is a short description of Objectivism given by Ayn Rand in At a sales conference at Random House, preceding the publication of Atlas Shrugged, one of the book salesmen asked me whether I could present the essence of my philosophy while standing on one foot.

The Roman said, “Teach me Judaism while standing on one foot.” And Hillel said, “No problem”. Hillel then went on to say “That which is hateful unto you, do not do unto your friend, the rest [of the Torah] is commentary, go and learn.”. While Standing on One Foot Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition.

By John Segal, Steve Zeitlin, Nina Jaffe. Several years ago, I was at a party when a friend, for reasons I cannot recall, bet me I could not stand on one foot 15 seconds with my eyes closed.

I had been quite an athlete in my youth (10 years old), during which period I could stand on practically any part of my anatomy—head, hands, ears, or toes—for an indefinite length of time. All you need to know about the Jews while standing on one foot.

This Shabbat we began study of Deuteronomy (D'varim) - The 5th Book of Hebrew Bible (The Five Books of Moses) From: ETZ HAYIM Torah and Commentary, Rabbinical Assembly, The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Nina Jaffe is the author of The Way Meat Loves Salt and the biography of Harold Courlander, entitled A Voice for the People.

Steve Zeitlin is the director of City Lore in New York City. The two authors have also collaborated on a sequel to While Standing on One Foot, called The Cow of No Color. John Segal's illustrations have appeared in picture books and numerous magazines.4/5(1). Standing on one foot while tucking the other behind her around the calf, resembling a stork, is almost an exclusively female gesture that reveals inhibition and conservative attitude.

Since we talked about stability of stance, you can note that this posture is probably one of the least stable - even the lightest breeze can topple this poor girl off. Standing, one should not rest all the weight of the body on one leg, leaving the other slack or hanging.

It is not proper to lean on a tree, wall, or piece of furniture. It would be even worse to bend one leg and place the sole of the shoe against the wall, or rest a knee on a bench or chair. yes, but the only difference is the pressure on the one foot versus the two feet.

let's say you weighed pounds, and the area of the bottom of your foot is 50 square inches. For two feet, the total area is square inches. the pressure on the two feet would be / = psi.

if you stood on one foot, the pressure would be /50 = 3 psi.Get this from a library! Teaching writing while standing on one foot. [Robert Danberg] -- Written in a tradition that encourages teachers to see classrooms as laboratories and themselves as artists, intellectuals and researchers, Teaching Writing While Standing on One Foot is a compelling.Get this from a library!

While standing on one foot: puzzle stories and wisdom tales from the Jewish tradition. [Nina Jaffe; Steven J Zeitlin; John Segal, (Illustrator)] -- Eighteen stories taken from thoughout Jewish history, each challenging the reader to answer a question or solve a puzzle.