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The Once and Future Jewish Exorcists

For Halloween, the dybbuk—a demon that invades Jewish bodies—is back from the shtetl, and special rabbis will drive it out

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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.

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Klezmer Band Golem to Appear on ‘Louie’

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

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The Jewish Museum Trivializes the Jewish Giant

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

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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.

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The Golem of ‘Sleepy Hollow’

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

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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

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Looking for Rabbi Versed in Dark Talmudic Arts

The beginning to the world’s best Craigslist ad?

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Monster Mash

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

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Schlocky Horror Picture Show

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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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Project Runway

Wandering New York in search of his creator, the lost golem finally finds someone who sees him as something more than a horrible monster

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Met Life

Judah Loew searches for his lost golem at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, hoping that the sculptures will offer him some guidance

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A Bubble Bursts

With his golem still missing, Judah Loew becomes acquainted with that most New York of moods:  agitation

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The Modern Golem

In a new graphic column, Judah Loew and his famous homemade creature time-travel to the wilds of New York City, circa 2012

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Going Golem

Forget vampires and zombies. For meaningful meditations on attraction, power, and body, young readers should turn to that ancient Jewish monster, the golem.

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S/J/M ISO Golem

And in Queens, not Prague!

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A Postage Stamp for Golem Inventor

Though Czech P.O. says he didn’t actually do it

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Feet of Clay

Golem, welcome to Williamsburg

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The Loew Life

Artist Mark Podwal’s love affair with Prague

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Bringing Back the Sexy

Annette Ezekiel Kogan tells all about punk-klezmer band Golem’s latest album

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Creature Presentation

The Golem migrates from Prague to Springfield

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