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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 8, Part 5

The new Jocheved goes to retrieve the family’s well-chilled heirloom

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 8, Part 4

The handmaiden gives Jocheved a (pretty radical) makeover

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 8, Part 3

Finally on the mend, Jocheved makes her first outing—to her mother's funeral

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 8, Part 2

When you go, Basha Puah says, be sure to take the rabbi with you

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 8, Part 1

On her deathbed, Basha Puah instructs her daughter to head to the Golden Land

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 7, Part 5

Before expiring, Salo performs a final act of heroism

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 7, Part 4

As she recovers, Jocheved endures terrible dreams

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 7, Part 3

Dressed in one of Mr. Karp's jackets, the rabbi makes his entrance

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 7, Part 2

As he ponders the letters of the Tetragrammaton, Bernie’s brain begins to tingle

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Animal Planet

Yann Martel’s new novel features a donkey, a monkey, taxidermy, and a Holocaust allegory

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 7, Part 1

Over the TV's din, Eliezer describes the kabbalah's Tree of Life

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 6, Part 3

With great reluctance, the rabbi turns away from the TV and toward his eager protégé

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 6, Part 2

Bernie’s bookishness makes the Temple librarian suspicious

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 6, Part 1

Hungry for knowledge, Bernie brushes up on his Yiddish

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 3

Some six decades after the fact, the rabbi learns about Kristallnacht

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 2

The rabbi's rebirth seemed to awaken something in Bernie, too

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 5, Part 1

While Bernie starts learning the laws of kashrut, the rabbi develops a taste for treyf

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 5

The Karps reckon with the absence in their freezer

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 4

A foul-tasting meal leads to some meaty questions

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 3

While taking a shortcut home, Jocheved encounters some trouble

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 2

It’s not only Jocheved’s wares that draw notice—her looks do, too

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 4, Part 1

Her business flourishing, Jocheved gets generous

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 5

Jocheved sets up a snow-cone business

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 4

Wanted by the authorities, the twins head off to the Promised Land

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 3

As Salo daydreams, his sons whisper of revolution

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 3, Part 2

Basha Puah evinces a talent for business—and for childbearing

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 2, Part 5

Salo trades his horse for a foul-mouthed Jewess

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 2, Part 4

Though weak with hunger, Salo takes a stand

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 2, Part 3

Freshly thawed, the rabbi is greeted with some reality TV

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The Frozen Rabbi: Week 2, Part 2

After a severe summer storm, Bernie hears some knocking