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Thursday 4 February: Heaven on Earth, or Earth Made Heavenly?

This week, Mikael Bang introduces a discussion of the afterlife in Judaism. The concept of the afterlife permeates Jewish texts, and yet is veiled. There is a belief in “the world to come” [olam ha-ba]. Its meaning, however, has been … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6 March: The Golem – Creating the Human Facsimile: Tellings and retellings of the myth

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 6 March 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5B.330 Jeremy Solnick will introduce a discussion of the Golem. The main text (below) is an excerpt from A Treasury of Jewish Folklore edited by Nathan Ausubel. Jeremy … Continue reading

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