Posts Tagged ‘ stories ’

Dragons, Robots, and Golems

June 30, 2011

The best Jewish stories have always been the supernatural ones. The Red Sea splitting open; Saul’s visit to the Witch of Endor; medieval tales about golems. The new collection People of the Book embraces the Jewish predilection for the fantastic. Subjects range from dybbuks, to folk magic, to a Jewish father who uses the power…

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Rabbi Eleazar and the Prostitute

October 5, 2010
Rabbi Eleazer and the prostitute

In Judaism, no matter how badly we behave, we can always get a second (or…

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