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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Presents
The Mystery of the Golem
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

How a Polish Rabbi Singlehandedly Transformed the Golem Legend

Length: 2 hrs 00 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

The Golem and the Wondrous Deeds of the Maharal of Prague, a collection of interrelated stories about a sixteenth-century Prague rabbi and the golem he created, became an immediate bestseller upon its publication in 1909. Curt Leviant sets Yudl Rosenberg’s writing in historical context and discusses the golem legend before and after Rosenberg’s contributions. A short film entitled "Golem 1941," directed by David Labi, will also be shown.
 


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