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Brantspigl ( Brantschpigl ) is the title of a book by Moses Henoch of Prague published around 1596.

The original Yiddish book was written primarily for women. There are 27 chapters of halachic instructions in areas such as marriage and child-rearing and has often been further embellished with narratives from Jewish literature.


  • Erika Timm: On the early history of Yiddish narrative prose. A newly found Maiśe manuscript . In: Contributions to the history of the German language and literature . 117, 2, 1995, ISSN  0005-8076 , pp. 243-280.
  • Marion A. Kaplan: History of everyday Jewish life in Germany from the 17th century to 1945 . CH Beck, Munich 2003, ISBN 3-406-50205-9 .

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