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Sunday, November 17 • 9:00am - 10:00am
The Golem's Shadow: Elemental Wonder

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Made from clay and animated by divine power, the Golem obeys its creator, but often at a terrible price. From Rabbinic legends to Kabbalah, from Frankenstein to The X-Files, we will explore the enduring power and influence of this dynamic figure in Jewish (and Western) speculative fiction.

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Joshua Breindel

Josh Breindel, rabbi, serves at Congregation Beth El, Sudbury. He holds master's degrees in Jewish studies and Jewish education and was ordained at Hebrew College. He is fascinated by Jewish folklore and storytelling and has a passion for speculative fiction.


Sunday November 17, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
M-08b 384 Harvard Campus