The 13 Worst Jewish Fathers in Literature, From Abraham to Mr. Portnoy

They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.

Klezmer Band Golem to Appear on ‘Louie’

The group will perform on tonight’s episode of comedian Louis C.K.’s show

The Jewish Museum Trivializes the Jewish Giant

Curators turn Diane Arbus’ iconic photograph of Eddie Carmel at home into a stereotype

Is It OK To Dance After the Holocaust? Absolutely, Says the Band Golem

The klezmer punk rockers cover lots of ground on their rollicking new album, ‘Tanz.’ They want you to get crazy to all of it.

The Golem of ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore

Hollywood’s New Golems, on the Loose, Storm the Box Office

The slew of animated creatures on screen suggests that we once again feel the same fears that brought the original monster to life

Looking for Rabbi Versed in Dark Talmudic Arts

The beginning to the world’s best Craigslist ad?

Monster Mash

Helene Wecker’s new The Golem and the Jinni reads like When Harry Met Sally, if Harry and Sally were beasts

Schlocky Horror Picture Show

The Possession, starring Matisyahu, fails to live up to the potential of Jewish horror films

Last Stop for the Golem

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.

Finding the Lost Golem

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

Google and the Golem

Suffering from amnesia, Rabbi Judah Loew’s modern golem searches online for information about his father—and finds out the truth about himself

Information, Please

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?

Torn Apart

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

Model Citizen

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

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