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Podwal, Mark H. 1945-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 7,500 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Biography  Legends  Poetry  Controversial literature  Miscellanea  Illustrations  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Producer, Artist
Classifications: PZ8.1.P9348, 296.43
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Most widely held works by Mark H Podwal
Jewish days : a book of Jewish life and culture around the year by Francine Klagsbrun ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Subtitled "a book of Jewish life and culture around the year, " this beautifully illustrated book will spark your curiosity with little-known facts about the Hebrew months as well as legends surrounding the holidays
The menorah story by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the story of the Hanukkah menorah which commemorates the miraculous victory of the Maccabees over King Antiochus and his army
Jerusalem sky : stars, crosses, and crescents by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a look at the significance of one of the world's most holy cities through an examination of the religious events that have taken place within the city for Christians, Jews, and Muslims alike
[Hagadah shel Pesaḥ] = A Passover haggadah by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Hebrew and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With this Passover Haggadah, Elie Wiesel and his friend Mark Podwal invite you to join them for the Passover Seder - the most festive event of the Jewish calendar. Read each year at the Seder table, the Haggadah recounts the miraculous tale of the liberation of the Children of Israel from slavery in Egypt, with a celebration of prayer, ritual, and song. Wiesel and Podwal guide you through the Haggadah and share their understanding and faith in a special illustrated edition that will be treasured for years to come." "Accompanying the traditional Haggadah text (which appears here in an accessible new translation) are Elie Wiesel's poetic interpretations, reminiscences, and instructive retelling of ancient legends. The Nobel laureate interweaves past and present as the symbolism of the Seder is explored. Wiesel's commentaries may be read aloud in their entirety or selected passages may be read each year to illuminate the timeless message of this beloved book of redemption."--BOOK JACKET
Fallen angels by Harold Bloom ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That angels express this is not surprising. "Otherness is the essence of the angels," he writes; "but then it is our essence also." Bloom's text is adorned with original watercolors, line drawings, and illuminated letters by distinguished artist Mark Podwal."--BOOK JACKET
King Solomon and his magic ring by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts some of the stories of the wisdom and folly in the life of the legendary King Solomon
Moses and the angels by Ileene Smith Sobel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the events in the life of Moses and the presence of angels as a sign of God's special relationship to this prophet
You never know : a legend of the Lamed-Vavniks by Francine Prose ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though mocked by the rest of the villagers, poor Schmuel the shoemaker turns out to be a very special person
The angel's mistake : stories of Chelm by Francine Prose ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how a botched mission by two angels created the town of fools known as Chelm
A sweet year : a taste of the Jewish holidays by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce Jewish holidays, focusing on the foods associated with each
Dybbuk : a story made in heaven by Francine Prose ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because forty days before a baby is born the angels in heaven decide whom it will marry, nothing prevents the wedding of Leah and Chonon from taking place
The demons' mistake : a story from Chelm by Francine Prose ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demons from the town of Chelm hide in a crate being shipped to New York because they hope to practice their mischief where streets are paved with gold and there are parties every day
Golem : a giant made of mud by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the many versions of the golem legend in Jewish folklore
The book of tens by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In exploring some of the significant appearances of the number ten in Jewish tradition, Podwal uses most of the page for his gouache and ink paintings and a brief descriptive sentence. the outer column of the page supplies an in-depth yet straightforward explanation. younger children will enjoy the drawings and descriptions, while the more mature reader will get an interesting and cogent account of the 21 ten-related facts podwal presents
Built by angels : the story of the old-new synagogue by Mark H Podwal ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the world's oldest active synagogue, which was completed in 1270. Throughout the years, this sacred place of prayer and celebration has endured plagues, wars, and the Nazi regime
A Passover Seder ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the highlights of a Seder and incorporates some of Wiesel's special memories and poetic interpretations
Let my people go; a Haggadah by Jews ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
House of life the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the Old Jewish Cemetary in Prague, rich in lore, mysticism, tradition, and philosophy, is chronicled by Claire Bloom. Tales of great rabbis and philanthropists, World War II German occupation, the communist era, and more are revealed
Hagadah shel Pesaḥ = La Haggadah de Pâque ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in French and Hebrew and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commentaire de l'un des récits les plus populaires de la tradition juive. Sous forme de compilation de textes bibliques, talmudiques et liturgiques, on y relate les événements bibliques qui conduisirent les Hébreux en Egypte, puis leur sortie d'Egypte après des années d'esclavage et, enfin, l'espérance en une ère de paix
Le Golem : légende d'une légende by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Maharal, grand rabbin à Prague sous Rodolphe II, fait naître de l'argile une créature puissante qu'il va employer à protéger les juifs des persécutions. On aura reconnu le mythe du Golem dont Elie Wiesel s'empare pour le transformer une nouvelle fois, lui donnant par la forme du récit une nouvelle charge philosophique
 
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Alternative Names
Mark Podwal
Podwal, Dr. Mark
Podwal, Mark.
Podwal, Mark 1945-
Podwal, Mark H.
Languages
English (49)
French (9)
Hebrew (4)
Czech (1)
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