For Halloween, the dybbuk—a demon that invades Jewish bodies—is back from the shtetl, and special rabbis will drive it out
They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
The group will perform on tonight’s episode of comedian Louis C.K.’s show
Curators turn Diane Arbus’ iconic photograph of Eddie Carmel at home into a stereotype
The klezmer punk rockers cover lots of ground on their rollicking new album, ‘Tanz.’ They want you to get crazy to all of it.
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
The slew of animated creatures on screen suggests that we once again feel the same fears that brought the original monster to life
The beginning to the world’s best Craigslist ad?
Helene Wecker’s new The Golem and the Jinni reads like When Harry Met Sally, if Harry and Sally were beasts
The Possession, starring Matisyahu, fails to live up to the potential of Jewish horror films
Rabbi Judah Loew brings his creature to life once more, but their reunion may be brief: They can’t agree where to go—or what century to live in.
Rabbi Judah Loew discovers the whereabouts of his long-lost creation in The New Yorker, only to realize that he may be too late to save him
Suffering from amnesia, Rabbi Judah Loew’s modern golem searches online for information about his father—and finds out the truth about himself
Judah Loew’s lost golem wanders New York in search of answers and lands a job at a prestigious magazine. Is he really cut out for a desk job?
After the lost golem enjoys his long-awaited reunion with Rabbi Judah Loew, a fashion show goes horribly awry and drives the creature to drink
The lost golem finally reconnects with his creator—but now that he’s found a place where he belongs, he’s not quite ready to leave New York
Wandering New York in search of his creator, the lost golem finally finds someone who sees him as something more than a horrible monster
Judah Loew searches for his lost golem at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, hoping that the sculptures will offer him some guidance
With his golem still missing, Judah Loew becomes acquainted with that most New York of moods: agitation
In a new graphic column, Judah Loew and his famous homemade creature time-travel to the wilds of New York City, circa 2012
Forget vampires and zombies. For meaningful meditations on attraction, power, and body, young readers should turn to that ancient Jewish monster, the golem.
And in Queens, not Prague!
Though Czech P.O. says he didn’t actually do it
Golem, welcome to Williamsburg
Artist Mark Podwal’s love affair with Prague
Annette Ezekiel Kogan tells all about punk-klezmer band Golem’s latest album
The Golem migrates from Prague to Springfield