ISRAEL FOLKTALE ARCHIVES
ארכיון הסיפור העממי בישראל ע"ש דב נוי - אסע"י
The Israel Folktale Archives is a unique, rich collection of more than 24,000 folk tales, based on Jewish oral tradition and Israeli folk narratives. The IFA is also documenting stories from Israel's Arab population – including Bedouin, Christian, Muslim and Druze. The tales were told by more than 5,000 narrators from 70 ethnic groups in several languages, and were documented by 1,000 fieldworkers. The collection is organized and classified according to various categories, including the Aarne-Thompson international indexing system. The data compiled at the Israel Folktale Archives includes the details and life histories of the narrators, and stresses the roles, backgrounds and motives of the recorders.
Abba Houshi Avenue, Mount Carmel, Haifa 3498838 Israel